Place:Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States


Alt namesEast Salisburysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25006667
Coordinates42.833°N 70.85°W
Located inEssex, Massachusetts, United States
Contained Places
Colonial Burying Ground ( 1639 - )
Salisbury Plains Burying Ground ( 1642 - 1668 )
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Salisbury is a small coastal beach town and summer tourist destination in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. The community is a popular summer resort beach town situated on the Atlantic Ocean, north of Boston on the New Hampshire border. It is home to the new Salisbury Beach Boardwalk, full of souvenir shops, restaurants, cafes, arcades and panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. The population was 9,236 at the 2020 census. Parts of town comprise the census-designated place of Salisbury.


Salibury was first settled in 1638, and was officially incorporated in 1639. Following is a list of the town's original settlers (ordered as given in original records):

Samuel Dudley, William Worcester, Francis Done, Henry Byly, Edward French, Richard Wells, John Rolfe, John Sanders, Isaac Buswell, John Severans, Thomas Bradbury, John Hodges, Josiah Cobham, Jarett Hodden, John Bayly, Sr., Henry Brown, Anthony Sadler, Roger Eastman, John Stevens, Robert Fitts, Samuel Hall, John Hoyt, William Holdred, Thomas Barnett, John Ilsley, William Allin, William Barnes, Richard North, Abraham Morrill, William Osgood, William Hook, John Hall, Christopher Batt, Robert Pike, William Partridge, Thomas Deemer, Henry Monday, George Carr, Samuel Fellowes, William Sargent, John Harrison, Philip Challis, Luke Heard, Anthony Colby, John Bayly, Jr., Christian Brown, Richard Singletary, Thomas Hauxworth, John Eyer, Sr., Thomas Rowell, John Dickson, Daniel Lad, John Fullar, Thomas Carter, Enoch Greeleaf, Richard Goodale, Richard Currier, Joseph Moys, Andrew Greeley, Ralph Blasdall, Robert Codnam, John Wheeler, Thomas Macy, Joseph Parker, and John Coles.

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