South Salem is a hamlet located in the town of Lewisboro in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is situated about 50 miles north of New York City, and has a population of around 7,000 people. South Salem is known for its scenic beauty, horse farms, and equestrian culture. The hamlet features several parks and outdoor recreational areas, including the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, which has hiking trails, camping facilities, and scenic overlooks. South Salem is primarily a residential community, with a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and apartment complexes. It is also home to several businesses and shopping areas, including the Cross River Shopping Center. The hamlet is situated near the Connecticut border and is served by several major highways, providing easy access to New York City and other nearby destinations.