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Welcome to Silver Creek ...

The village of Silver Creek is located in Chautauqua County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Silver Creek, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Silver Creek has a population of 2,456 people<3> (see below for details).

Silver Creek is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Silver Creek lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Silver Creek lies within the (716) area code.

Websites for Silver Creek ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Silver Creek, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Silver Creek had an population of 2,456 people. This is a decrease of 7.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Silver Creek had a population of 2,656 people. This makes Silver Creek the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Silver Creek represents 0.01% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 757th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,656 people, the population of Silver Creek decreased 8.29% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,896 people).

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

Communities Also Named Silver Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio (3), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Silver Creek ...

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

  • Dunkirk
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Fredonia
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Gowanda
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Angola
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Brocton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brocton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Brocton is located in Chautauqua County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,382 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brocton
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Brocton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brocton <5>
  • North Collins
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • North Collins is located in Erie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,194 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Collins
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on North Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Collins <5>
  • Forestville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Cassadaga
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • South Dayton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Sinclairville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Silver Creek. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Silver Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Silver Creek in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Silver Creek was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Silver Creek in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Silver Creek.

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 Chautauqua County:

The official website for State of New York:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Chautauqua, 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 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 Creek.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Silver Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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