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The location of Silvis

Welcome to Silvis ...

The city of Silvis is located in Rock Island County.

The location of Silvis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Silvis: SIL-vis<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Silvis has a population of 7,537 people<3> (see below for details).

Silvis is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Silvis is located in the (309) area code.

The ZIP code for Silvis: 61282<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Silvis had a population of 7,479 people (or 5.07% of the total population of Rock Island County). This makes Silvis the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Silvis represents 0.06% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 269th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,479 people, the population of Silvis increased 2.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,269 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Silvis had an population of 7,537 people. This is an increase of 0.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.69% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Silvis.

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 Silvis. 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 Silvis. 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 Silvis.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Silvis ...

Looking for more information about Silvis? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Silvis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Silvis.

Communities near Silvis ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Davenport   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the West (W) of Silvis

Located in Scott County (IA)

Rock Island   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Silvis

Eldridge   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Silvis

Located in Scott County (IA)

Geneseo   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Silvis

Located in Henry County

Milan   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Silvis

Le Claire   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Silvis

Located in Scott County (IA)

Cambridge   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Silvis

Located in Henry County

Orion   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Silvis

Located in Henry County

Blue Grass   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Silvis

Located in Scott County (IA)

Port Byron   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Silvis

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rock Island County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Silvis. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Silvis.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Silvis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Silvis). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Silvis or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Silvis) 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 Silvis. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Silvis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silvis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4990, Longitude: -90.4112     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Silvis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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