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Welcome to Silver Lake ...

Silver Lake is located in Preston County.

A typical abbreviation for Silver Lake: Silver Lk.

Silver Lake is 2,500 feet [762 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Silver Lake is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Silver Lake: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Silver Lake ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Silver Lake and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Deer Park (MD)   [Map]   369   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Loch Lynn Heights (MD)   [Map]   528   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,080   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oakland (MD)   [Map]   1,838   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Davis   [Map]   644   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Silver Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 48 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) and Wisconsin (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Silver Lake. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 Lake. 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 Lake.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Silver Lake? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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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 State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Silver Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Silver Lake. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silver Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2543, Longitude: -79.4978     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Silver Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Silver Lake.

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