Salisbury Maryland is the county seat of Wicomico County, Maryland. The population was 30,343 at the 2016 census. It is the principal of and is included in the Salisbury, Maryland Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Salisbury-Ocean Pines, Maryland Combined Statistical Area. The city is the commercial hub of the Delmarva Peninsula and is sometimes called "the Crossroads of Delmarva". The city is a sister city of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. Salisbury is centrally located near several large to major cities: Baltimore, MD (106 miles); Washington, DC (119 miles), Philadelphia, PA (128 miles), Norfolk, VA (132 miles), Dover, DE (50 miles), and Wilmington, DE (96 miles). (source: Wikipedia the free encylopedia.