Salem, New Jersey ranks 5,904th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Kimry, Villa de María del Río Seco, and Penns Grove, New Jersey. Memorable people born in Salem, New Jersey include Orlando Jordan and Johnny Gaudreau. Memorable people who died in Salem, New Jersey include Charles J. Pedersen. Salem, New Jersey has been the birth place of many wrestlers and hockey players and the death place of many chemists. Salem, New Jersey is located in United States.
Salem is a city in Salem County, in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 5,146, reflecting a decrease of 711 (−12.1%) from the 5,857 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 1,026 (−14.9%) from the 6,883 counted in the 1990 Census, an overall drop of more than 25% over the two decades. It is the county seat of Salem County, the state's most rural county. The name "Salem", in both the city and county, is derived from the Hebrew word shalom, meaning "peace". Read more on Wikipedia
Between 1974 and 1993, Salem, New Jersey was the birth place of 2 globally memorable people, including Orlando Jordan and Johnny Gaudreau. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Salem, New Jersey including Charles J. Pedersen.