Salon is located at 26°02′N81°27′E / 26.03°N 81.45°E / 26.03; 81.45. It has an average elevation of 110 metres (360 feet). Salon has a rich history which is deeply entrenched in Sufi traditions , the Khanqah-i-Karimia is a spiritual center within the town.The Salon Bazaar is also a popular attraction for the adjoining villages. Nearby Villages are Paksaravan (1.2 km), Bewali (2 km), Matka (4 km) ,Khatiyara (5 km),Sarvariyan ka purva(7 km).
As of 2001[update] India census, Salon had a population of 13,166. Males constitute 95% of the population and females 5%. Salon has an average literacy rate of 100%, more than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 57%, and female literacy is 41%. In Salon, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.