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 Township.
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
at 740-765-5113

Entrance to Union Cemetery on State Route 152 South of Richmond
Salem Township
Shipping Address: 47 Township Road 216 • Mailing Address: 205 Westfall Lane
Richmond, OH 43944 • 740-765-5113

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