A regional marketing and development initiative that highlights priority development projects and provides quick links to key municipal officials, zoning information, and community organizations.

 Economic Development in Salisbury

New Salisbury Public Library_Sept 2015Salisbury is designated as an Economic Target Area. There are several Priority Redevelopment Areas in Salisbury, including:  the Salisbury Beach Center, Redevelopment Zone, Salisbury Village, the Salisbury Business Park and the Gateway Site. Salisbury is located in an Economically Distressed Area.





Salisbury is part of the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway Corridor, which in Salisbury begins on Route 1 at the Pages from essex coastal scenic bywayMerrimack River, follows a local road to Route 1A where the Byway turns east ending at Salisbury Beach. Essex Coastal Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan was prepared with the assistance of Essex National Heritage Commission and Brown Walker Planners.  The Management Plan includes the following recommendations to preserve the Byway’s rich history:

  • Marketing and Tourism
  • Byway Signage
  • Interpreting the Byway
  • Economic Development
  • Roadway and Resource Management
  • Public Involvement and Byway Management

There are many dining options in Salisbury.  A few include the Seaglass Oceanfront Restaurant and Lounge, The Hungry Traveler, Lena’s Seafood, Sylvan Street Grille, Marie’s Restaurant, Hodgie’s Too Ice Cream, Family Chinese Restaurant, The All American Tavern, Annarosa’s, Cristy’s Pizza, Tripoli’s Pizza, Ozzie’s Fried Dough, Willey’s Homemade Candy, Capri Seaside Italian Grille, Happy’s Fried Dough, and Chama Thai, to name just some of the numerous dining options.  Salisbury is also home to the Blue Ocean Music Hall, which boasts nationally and internationally known bands. It’s truly “real music, real close.”