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Silverton, Idaho

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Welcome to Silverton ...

Silverton is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Silverton is located in Shoshone County.

Silverton is 2,640 feet [805 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Silverton is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Silverton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Silverton (for example, toward Thompson Falls (MT)), you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Silverton lies within the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Silverton: 83867<2>

Communities near Silverton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Silverton and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Avery   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Cataldo   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kellogg   [Map]   2,081   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kingston   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mullan   [Map]   674   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Murray   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Silverton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Silverton - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas (2), Manitoba, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Silverton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Silverton. 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 Silverton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Silverton ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Silverton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Silverton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Silverton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Silverton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 community (such as Silverton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Silverton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Silverton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Silverton) 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 Silverton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Silverton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silverton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4930, Longitude: -115.9554     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Silverton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Silverton.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Silverton.