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New Salem, Fayette County,
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Township Menallen
 • Total 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Land 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,070 ft (330 m)
 • Total 579
 • Density 499/sq mi (192.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 42-54040
GNIS feature ID 1182365

New Salem is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Menallen Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. It was formerly part of the New Salem-Buffington CDP, before it was split into two separate CDPs for the 2010 census. The population of New Salem was 579 as of the 2010 census.

New Salem is located in western Fayette County, in the southwest part of Menallen Township. It is bordered to the west by Buffington and to the south, across Dunlap Creek, by German Township. New Salem Road leads southeast 7 miles (11 km) to Uniontown, the county seat, and northwest 3 miles (5 km) to Pennsylvania Route 166 south of Republic. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the New Salem CDP has an area of 1.2 square miles (3.0 km2), all of it land.

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