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Welcome to Silver City ...

Silver City is located in Pennington County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Silver City had a population of 59 people.<3> (see below for details).

Silver City is 4,620 feet [1,408 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Silver City is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Silver City lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Silver City: (605)

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, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada (2), New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ontario, 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.

  • Rapid City [Pennington County]
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    • Rapid City [Pennington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Silver City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 77,503 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rapid City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rapid City<6>
  • Spokane [Custer County] - Historic
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    • Spokane [Custer County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Silver City
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,237 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spokane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Summerset [Meade County]
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    • Summerset [Meade County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Silver City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,660 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerset
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerset<6>
  • Gregory [Lawrence County] - Historic
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    • Gregory [Lawrence County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Silver City
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,264 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hill City [Pennington County]
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      • Hill City [Pennington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Silver City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,032 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<6>
    • Piedmont [Meade County]
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      • Piedmont [Meade County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Silver City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<6>
    • Johnson Siding [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson Siding
      • Johnson Siding [Pennington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Silver City
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson Siding
    • Sheridan [Pennington County] - Historic
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      • Sheridan [Pennington County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Silver City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 447 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheridan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • South Canyon Country Estates [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Canyon Country Estates
      • South Canyon Country Estates [Pennington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Silver City
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Canyon Country Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Canyon Country Estates
    • Keystone [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keystone
      • Keystone [Pennington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Silver City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keystone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keystone<6>

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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About Pennington County

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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 Pennington County: www.co.pennington.sd.us/

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Pennington, 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Silver City) 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 City. 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 City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silver City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0844, Longitude: -103.5638       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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