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Welcome to Silver City ...

The town of Silver City is located in Humphreys County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Silver City has a population of 288 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Silver City.

Silver City is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Silver City lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Silver City had an population of 288 people. This is a decrease of 14.54% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Silver City had a population of 337 people. This makes Silver City the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Silver City represents 0.01% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 243rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 337 people, the population of Silver City has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 337 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, 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.

Communities near Silver City ...

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

  • Yazoo City [Yazoo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yazoo City
    • Yazoo City [Yazoo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Silver City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,869 people
    • Former names for Yazoo City:
    • Hannan's Bluff
    • Manchester
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yazoo City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yazoo City<6>
  • Tchula [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tchula
    • Tchula [Holmes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Silver City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tchula
  • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belzoni
    • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Silver City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<6>
  • Inverness [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inverness
    • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Silver City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 866 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Isola [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isola
      • Isola [Humphreys County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Silver City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isola
    • Louise [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louise
      • Louise [Humphreys County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Silver City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Eden [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Yazoo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Silver City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gooden Lake
      • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Silver City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gooden Lake
    • Bee Lake [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bee Lake
      • Bee Lake [Holmes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Silver City
      • Bee Lake has also been known as:
      • Bee Lake Plantation
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bee Lake
    • Jaketown [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jaketown
      • Jaketown [Humphreys County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Silver City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jaketown

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 City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Silver City.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Silver City.

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

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.

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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 State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Humphreys, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Silver City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Silver City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: 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: 33.0952, Longitude: -90.4968       In this case, the coordinates for Silver City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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