Uskela municipality was founded in 1868. It was merged into Salo in 1967. Surrounding municipalities were divided from Uskela. The last one was Salo as a market town in 1887. In 1967 Uskela and part of Halikko were merged to rapidly growing Salo which needed more area.

Uskela is a former municipality of Finland.

Uskela Church (Uskelan kirkko) is the parish church for Uskela. The present church was completed in 1832. It replaced a parish church founded in the Middle Ages dating from approximately 1440. Uskela was the oldest congregation of its region; it was formed in the 12th century. The new church was designed by Carl Ludvig Engel in Empire style. It was built of stone and is one-nave long church.[1]

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  1. "Uskelan kirkko". Muuka.Com. Retrieved November 1, 2016.

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