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West Salem is a village in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States, along the La Crosse River. It is part of the La Crosse Metropolitan Area. The population was 4,837 as of July 1, 2011.HistoryWest Salem was platted in 1856. It was named Salem by a Baptist minister named Elder Card because the word meant "peace". The word West was added to the name when mail was confused with another town in the state named Salem.The donation of approximately ten acres of land to a railway company led to the creation of West Salem. A station was built in West Salem on the original Milwaukee and La Crosse Railway which ran to La Crosse. It was later taken over by the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway (later becoming the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad). The railway used the land to build a depot and tracks.GeographyWest Salem is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.44sqmi, of which, 3.42sqmi of it is land and 0.02sqmi is water.Demographics"West Salem"2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 4,799 people, 1,831 households, and 1,259 families residing in the village. The population density was 1403.2PD/sqmi. There were 1,869 housing units at an average density of 546.5/sqmi. The racial makeup of the village was 96.7% White, 0.4% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.
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