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Welcome to Silver Star ...

Silver Star is located in Franklin County<1>.

The location of Silver Star has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Silver Star is 4,710 feet [1,436 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Silver Star is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Silver Star lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Silver Star: (208)

Communities Also Named Silver Star ...

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

Communities near Silver Star ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Silver Star.

  • Smithfield [Cache County]
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    • Smithfield [Cache County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Silver Star
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,117 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield<5>
  • Preston [Franklin County]
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    • Preston [Franklin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Silver Star
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,678 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Preston<5>
  • Richmond [Cache County]
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    • Richmond [Cache County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Silver Star
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,899 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Malad City [Oneida County]
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    • Malad City [Oneida County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Silver Star
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,117 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malad City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malad City<5>
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    • Lewiston [Cache County]
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      • Lewiston [Cache County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Silver Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,780 people
      • Former names for Lewiston:
      • Cub Hill
      • Poverty Flat
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewiston<5>
    • Franklin [Franklin County]
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      • Franklin [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Silver Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 857 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<5>
    • Newton [Cache County]
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      • Newton [Cache County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Silver Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 810 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<5>
    • Clarkston [Cache County]
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      • Clarkston [Cache County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Silver Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkston<5>
    • Amalga [Cache County]
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      • Amalga [Cache County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Silver Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 577 people
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    • Trenton [Cache County]
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      • Trenton [Cache County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Silver Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 573 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trenton<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Silver Star. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Silver Star.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Silver Star. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Silver Star.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Silver Star. See our Newspapers Page for Silver Star.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Silver Star ...

Looking for more information about Silver Star? 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 Star, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Silver Star.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Silver Star - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Silver Star) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silver Star. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0819, Longitude: -111.9550       In this case, the coordinates for Silver Star have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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