New Salem, North Carolina

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New Salem
New Salem is located in North Carolina
New Salem
New Salem
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°07′52″N 80°22′09″W / 35.13111°N 80.36917°W / 35.13111; -80.36917Coordinates: 35°07′52″N 80°22′09″W / 35.13111°N 80.36917°W / 35.13111; -80.36917
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyUnion County
538 ft (164 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)704, 980
GNIS feature ID1021637[1]

New Salem is an unincorporated community in Union County, North Carolina, United States. It is located northeast of Monroe, at the intersection of NC 205 and NC 218.[2] Home of Polk Mountain which is the southern most high peak of the Uwharrie Mountains at 861 feet (262 m) at the peak. New Salem is also the home of Eastview Speedway located on NC 205.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: New Salem, North Carolina
  2. ^ "New Salem Populated Places Profile". Retrieved March 31, 2013.