Salisbury is a suburb of New York City with a population of 12,133. Salisbury is in Nassau County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Salisbury offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Salisbury there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Salisbury and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Salisbury are highly rated. Salisbury is a hamlet and census-designated place in Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 12,093 at the 2010 census. Many Levitt style homes lie adjacent to Eisenhower Park, formerly Salisbury Park. Salisbury is located in the Town of Hempstead, but located in the Westbury postal zone, served by the Westbury Railroad Station of the Long Island Railroad, shares fire districts with Westbury and East Meadow and is within the East Meadow School District. Salisbury is so named because it sits on a broad, flat section of the larger Hempstead Plains that reminded late 19th Century Long Islanders of the Salisbury Plain in England, where Stonehenge is located.