North Salem is a town located in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is situated about 50 miles north of New York City and has a population of around 5,000 people. North Salem is known for its rural character, beautiful countryside, and equestrian culture. The town features several parks and nature preserves, including the Mountain Lakes Park and the Titicus Reservoir. North Salem is primarily a residential community, with a mix of single-family homes, estates, and horse farms. North Salem is situated on the Metro-North Railroad Harlem Line and is also served by several major highways, providing easy access to New York City and other nearby destinations.