Salem is a town in Oconee County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 135 at the 2010 United States Census. Salem, South Carolina, the diamond of the Upstate. For more information about Salem visit click here.
Salem sits in the North East corner of Oconee County, just off Highway 11, and serves as the gateway to Lakes Jocassee and Keowee. Our little town is much more than the area inside of its town limits. We pride ourselves in being a community not just a town. The Salem community abounds in nature, wildlife, scenic vistas, opportunities for outdoor recreation, hunting and fishing, and just good ol’ down home good folks.
Whether you are a current resident, a potential resident or a future visitor, let us know what we can do for you! Salem has a strong historical background, but a bright outlook for the future – our citizens value the past, while working hard to prepare for the future.