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Welcome to Silver Springs ...

Silver Springs is located in Tippah County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Silver Springs: Silver Spgs. (or less commonly used: Silver Spngs. or Silver Sprngs.)

Silver Springs is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Silver Springs: (662)

Adding Silver Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Silver Springs in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Silver Springs elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Silver Springs on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Silver Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Silver Springs - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida (2), Missouri (2), Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (2), North Carolina (2), Ohio, Tennessee, Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Silver Springs ...

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

  • Corinth [Alcorn County]
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    • Corinth [Alcorn County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Silver Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corinth<5>
  • Booneville [Prentiss County]
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    • Booneville [Prentiss County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Silver Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,497 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<5>
  • Ripley [Tippah County]
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    • Ripley [Tippah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Silver Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,273 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<5>
  • Blue Mountain [Tippah County]
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    • Blue Mountain [Tippah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Silver Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 948 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mountain
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Walnut [Tippah County]
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      • Walnut [Tippah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Silver Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 754 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut<5>
    • Falkner [Tippah County]
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      • Falkner [Tippah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Silver Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falkner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falkner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falkner<5>
    • Jumpertown [Prentiss County]
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      • Jumpertown [Prentiss County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Silver Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
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    • Dumas [Tippah County]
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      • Dumas [Tippah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Silver Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dumas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumas
    • Rienzi [Alcorn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rienzi
      • Rienzi [Alcorn County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Silver Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 308 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rienzi
    • Kossuth [Alcorn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kossuth
      • Kossuth [Alcorn County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Silver Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 208 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kossuth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kossuth<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 Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Silver Springs.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Silver Springs. 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 Springs.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Silver Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Tippah County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Silver Springs. 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 Tippah, 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 Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Silver Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silver Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7804, Longitude: -88.7806       In this case, the coordinates for Silver Springs 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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