Proud of its rich history and progressive amenities, Salisbury serves as the seat of county government and the hub of cultural, educational, and commercial amenities. Ten historic districts preserve the charm and architectural character of yesterday, showcased in the popular Heritage Tour. Remarkable renovations include The Plaza, towering seven stores above the town square to house businesses and luxury apartments. Fascinating museums, expansive performing art centers, the stimulation of college campuses, famous performing arts groups, and a flourishing retail sector are just a few of the attractions to Salisbury. The hometown atmosphere of Salisbury has encouraged growth in residential and business sectors, strengthening the regional economy and spurring the development of lovely new homes and subdivisions. Golf courses, tennis courts, well-equipped parks, campgrounds, multi-purpose trails, sports programs and leagues, and regional recreation combine with an ideal climate for virtually unlimited outdoor enjoyment.