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Welcome to Silver Creek ...

The village of Silver Creek is located in Merrick County.

A typical abbreviation for Silver Creek: Silver Crk. (or less commonly used: Silver Ck. or Silver Cr.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Silver Creek has a population of 356 people<1> (see below for details).

Silver Creek is 1,550 feet [472 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Silver Creek is located in the (308) area code.

The ZIP code for Silver Creek: 68663<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Silver Creek had a population of 362 people. This makes Silver Creek the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Silver Creek represents 0.02% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 237th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 362 people, the population of Silver Creek decreased 17.91% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 441 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Silver Creek had an population of 356 people. This is a decrease of 1.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.27% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Silver Creek.

Communities near Silver Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Columbus   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Silver Creek

Located in Platte County

Fullerton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Silver Creek

Located in Nance County

Stromsburg   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Silver Creek

Located in Polk County

Genoa   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Silver Creek

Located in Nance County

Osceola   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Silver Creek

Located in Polk County

Shelby   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Silver Creek

Located in Polk County

Duncan   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Silver Creek

Located in Platte County

Clarks   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Silver Creek

Platte Center   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Silver Creek

Located in Platte County

Polk   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Silver Creek

Located in Polk County

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

Communities Also Named Silver Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Silver Creek - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan (3), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio (3), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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 Silver Creek. 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 Silver Creek. 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 Silver Creek. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Silver Creek ...

Looking for more information about Silver Creek? 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 Silver Creek, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Silver Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Merrick County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Silver Creek.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Silver Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 village (such as Silver Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Silver Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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- Silver Creek) 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 Silver Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Silver Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silver Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3158, Longitude: -97.6648     [Map].

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