Salem, the Gateway to NH! Enjoy all the benefits of no sales tax and no income tax in southern New Hampshire, close to the Massachusetts line .
Salem’s townseal motto is “Industry, Commerce, Recreation” due to the community’s unique assets, such as its location, accessibility, unspoiled natural resources and strong business presence. Salem is the perfect blend of small town, rural living with all the advantages offered by a city. When you add being located in one of the “most livable” states in the country, with such easy access to Boston and the entire northeast, you have the ideal place to live, work, and raise a family.
Salem has a dynamic school district committed to serving the citizens of Salem. Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Massachusetts is the major health facility servicing the southern NH and northern Massachusetts area.
Route 28 is Salem’s busy commercial and shopping district. Joining the famous Rockingham Mall, other national chains such as Kohl’s, TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, The Christmas Tree Shop, Bob’s Furniture, Ashley Furniture Home Store, Home Depot, and Lowes Hardware, along with numerous others, have helped to make this border city NH’s busiest tax-free shopping area. Salem has recently experienced a rapid and exciting growth in specialty restaurant offerings, a trend that is expected to continue. This, along with the tax-free shopping, is why so many locals and visitors alike, call Salem NH a premiere destination!