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Welcome to Silver City ...

The city of Silver City is located in Mills County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Silver City has a population of 242 people<1> (see below for details).

Silver City is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Silver City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Silver City is within the boundaries of the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Silver City: 51571<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Silver City had a population of 245 people. This makes Silver City the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 245 people, the population of Silver City decreased 5.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 259 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Silver City had an population of 242 people. This is a decrease of 1.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.56% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Silver City.

Communities near Silver City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Silver City and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2018
Carter Lake   [Map]   3,784   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Council Bluffs   [Map]   62,421   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   5,316   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Malvern   [Map]   1,099   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Oakland   [Map]   1,507   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Tabor   [Map]   990   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Silver City.

Communities Also Named Silver City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Silver City - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, California (3), Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada (2), New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ontario, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (6), Utah and Yukon.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Silver City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Silver City. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Silver City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Silver City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Silver City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Silver City ...

Looking for more information about Silver City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Silver City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Silver City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Silver City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Mills County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Silver City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mills County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Silver City.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Silver City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Silver City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Silver City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Silver City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Silver City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Silver City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silver City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1118, Longitude: -95.6375     [Map].

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