About This Place
West Salem is a village in Wayne County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,501 at the 2000 census. West Salem is served by a branch of the Wayne County Public Library. The noted drag racing track Dragway 42 is located nearby.
West Salem is located at 40°58′18″N 82°6′35″W / 40.97167°N 82.10972°W / 40.97167; -82.10972 (40.971656, -82.109731).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), all of it land.