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Salisbury, Connecticut

Salisbury is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States of the New York metropolitan area. The town is the northwest-most in the State of Connecticut, with a population of about 4,000.

Salisbury was established and incorporated in 1741,and contains several historic homes, though some were replaced by larger modern structures in the late 20th century. Salisbury was named for a town in England. Beginning before the Revolution, during the Federal period, and until around 1920, Salisbury was the seat of an important iron industry.

Scoville Library in Salisbury was the first in the United States open to the public free of charge. Salisbury is also home to the oldest Methodist Church in New England, The Lakeville Methodist Church, constructed in 1789.