Salterforth is a village and civil parish within the Borough of Pendle, Lancashire, England. The population of the Parish of Salterforth in 2011 was 637 people. Figures from the 2011 census.
The village is on the B6383 which runs from Kelbrook to Barnoldswick and the Leeds Liverpool Canal passes through the village just past The Anchor public house. There are several places for boats to moor up within walking distance of Satlerforth.
From a historical perspective the village was part of the West Riding of Yorkshire and used to be within the Skipton Rural District until 1974 when boundary changes took place. Some of the area is still referred to as West Craven which comes from Salterforth's links with the Craven area of North Yorkshire.
Other local towns and villages are; Barnoldswick - 1 mile (1.6 km) north west, Kelbrook - 2 miles (3.2 km) east, Earby - 2 miles (3.2 km) north east, Thornton in Craven - 3 miles (4.8 km) north east, Foulridge - 2 miles (3.2 km) south and Colne - 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south.
Please note - Salterforth is a "NO COLD CALLING ZONE" with a zero tolerance policy. If anyone is seen cold calling in the village, local policing and Trading Standards will be notified immediately. It is also a criminal offence if someone has a sticker in their window requesting that no one cold calls. This includes all cold callers including religious groups, milk men and doorstep sales men.