Richmond, OH 43944 ~ 740-765-5113
Jefferson County, Ohio’s Salem Township was created on June 3, 1807
as one of the first five original townships and was part of Steubenville.
Salem Township was home to many Quakers in its founding days as
well as the Underground Railroad.
Salem Township is is 36.6 square miles in total area and sits
approximately 1,243 feet above sea level. It is a relatively square area
containing 36 sections. In the 2000 census 3,162 people lived in Salem
Richmond is the largest (and only)
incorporated municipality in the
township located in northeast corner.
The village of East Springfield lies in the
northwestern part of the township.
You’ll also find Jefferson State Lake and
Campground in the northern part of the
area as well as two other major
reservoirs, several creeks and more
than seven cemeteries.
The township officers invite you to
browse around this site to find out more
about Salem Township.
Veteran's Monument Located at Union Cemetery
Your Township Officers
Kelly Prokopakis, Trustee
Thomas McConnell, Trustee
Eric Mercer, Trustee
Judy Greer, Fiscal Officer
Contact your township officers
by clicking on the linked names
or calling the Township Garage
Entrance to Union Cemetery on State Route 152 South of Richmond