Urgent Notice for the citizens of Salemburg!
In the last few weeks, there have multiple bear sitings inside the city limits.
Areas of caution include: behind the North Carolina Justice Academy, Dollar General, and Salemburg Baptist Church. Town Officials have notified the North Carolina Wildlife Office and they have advised the following:
1). Keep pets away from the bears and
2). DO NOT FEED them. If you happen to see a bear, please call 911 immediately.
2017 CCR Report
Welcome to the Town of Salemburg. The Town of Salemburg was incorporated in 1905 and was founded on the basis of religion and education; its name was derived from the Old Salem Baptist Church. Salemburg was named the first model community in the United States of America in 1914 by the Rockefeller Foundation. Salemburg is located on NC 242 between NC 421 and NC 24, 12 miles west from the county seat of Clinton, 20 miles east of I-40 and 20 miles west of I-95. Salemburg is home to the North Carolina Justice Academy and the Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy.