Place:Salem, Dent, Missouri, United States


Coordinates37.641°N 91.539°W
Located inDent, Missouri, United States
Contained Places
Cedar Grove Cemetery
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Salem is the county seat of Dent County, Missouri, United States. The population was 4,950 at the 2010 census which allows Salem to become a Class 3 city in Missouri; however, the city has chosen to remain a Class 4 city under Missouri Revised Statutes. Salem is located a few miles north of the Ozark Scenic Riverways and close to Montauk State Park, which contains the headwaters of the Current River.

The name Salem is derived from the Hebrew word Shalom, meaning "peace".

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