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Welcome to Silverton ...
The city of Silverton is located in the Texas Panhandle.
While we don't have a date for the founding of Silverton, you might consider that their post office opened in 1891.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Silverton has a population of 684 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Silverton is 3,270 feet [997 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Silverton is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Silverton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Silverton lies within the (806) area code.
The ZIP code for Silverton: 79257<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Silverton had an population of 684 people. This is a decrease of 6.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.28% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Silverton had a population of 731 people (or 44.65% of the total population of Briscoe County). This makes Silverton the county's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 731 people, the population of Silverton decreased 5.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 771 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Silverton.
Communities Also Named Silverton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 18 communities that are also named Silverton - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (2), Manitoba, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Silverton.
Communities near Silverton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Silverton.
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 Silverton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Silverton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Silverton. 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 Silverton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Silverton. See our Newspapers Page for Silverton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Silverton ...
Looking for more information about Silverton? 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 Silverton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Silverton.
Adding Silverton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Silverton 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 Silverton was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Silverton in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Silverton post office opened in 1891.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Silverton.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 27 Sep 2023