Area: 60.56 square miles
Population : 4,200
Government: Selectmen, Town meeting
The Town of Salisbury is located in Litchfield County , it includes the villages of Salisbury and Lakeville, and the hamlets of Amesville, Lime Rock and Taconic. In addition to several ponds, there are six lakes: Lake Wononscopomuc, Lake Washining, Lake Washinee and Lake Wononpakook, along with Riga Lake and South Pond on Mount Riga. The maximum elevation is 2,380 ft. on the south slope of Mount Frissell - the highest point in Connecticut. The minimum elevation is 530 ft. above sea level. There are 86.88 miles of roads, of which 18 miles are state highways, 52.58 miles of improved town roads, and 16.2 miles of unimproved roads. There are two separate taxing distr
Salisbury is situated in the northwest corner of the state; bounded north by the towns of Mount Washington and Sheffield in Massachusetts, east by the Housatonic, separating it from Canaan, south by Sharon, and west by the state of New York. Its average length is 9 miles, and its breadth about 6-1/2, comprising an area of about 58 square miles. The face of the township is broken, consisting of elevated hills, and deep and extensive valleys. The valleys are generally limestone, and hills granite. It is one of the best towns for grain in the state. It is also excellent land for grazing.
There are many places of worship in Salisbury: The Church of Christ, Congregational; St. John's Church, Episcopal; Trinity Episcopal Church; Lakeville Methodist Church; All Saints of America, Orthodox Christian; Church of St. Mary, Roman Catholic.
The Scoville Memorial Library can also be found on Main Street. Students can attend Salisbury Central School and then the Housatonic Valley Regional High School unless they choose one of the private schools in the area. The closest schools are Hotchkiss,