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Welcome to Silver Lake (aka 'Silver Lake Summer Home Area') ...

Silver Lake is located in Utah County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Silver Lake: Silver Lk.

The community of Silver Lake has also been called Silver Lake Summer Home Area.

Silver Lake is 7,440 feet [2,268 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Silver Lake is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Silver Lake: (801) and (385)<3>

Communities Also Named Silver Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 49 communities that are also named Silver Lake - they are located in British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New York (3), North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington (4), West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Silver Lake ...

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

  • Provo [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Provo
    • Provo [Utah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Silver Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,618 people
    • Former names for Provo:
    • Fort Provo
    • Fort Utah
    • Provo has also been known as:
    • Provo City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Provo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Provo<5>
  • West Jordan [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jordan
    • West Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Silver Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jordan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jordan<5>
  • Orem [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orem
    • Orem [Utah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Silver Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 97,828 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orem<5>
  • Sandy [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy
    • Sandy [Salt Lake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Silver Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 96,380 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandy<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • South Jordan [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Jordan
      • South Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Silver Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 76,598 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Jordan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Jordan<5>
    • Lehi [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lehi
      • Lehi [Utah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Silver Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 69,724 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lehi have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lehi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lehi<5>
    • Millcreek [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millcreek
      • Millcreek [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Silver Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millcreek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millcreek
    • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Silver Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<5>
    • Herriman [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herriman
      • Herriman [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Silver Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 51,348 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herriman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herriman<5>
    • Murray [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
      • Murray [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Silver Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48,917 people
      • Murray has also been known as:
      • Murray City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murray<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 Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Silver Lake.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Silver Lake ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Utah

About Utah County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Utah County: www.co.utah.ut.us/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Utah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Silver Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Silver Lake) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Silver Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Silver Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silver Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4987, Longitude: -111.6500    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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