Silver City is a town located in, and the county seat of, Grant County, New Mexico that had a population of 10,545 as of the 2000 U.S. Census. At an elevation of 5,895 feet above sea level, the town covers a total area of 10.1 square miles, all land. If you look in the Silver City, NM Yellow Pages, you will find a slew of outdoor and recreational activities to enjoy. Nearby you'll find Bear Canyon Lake, Bill Evans Lake, the Boston Hill Open Space Trail System and the Gila National Forest, all providing a great source of entertainment for outdoor enthusiasts.
The Silver City, NM Business Directory will show you that the town is the home of Western New Mexico University, offering more than 70 areas of study, 10 master degrees, 41 baccalaureate degrees, and 18 associate degrees and certificate programs. There are two major annual events in Silver City. First, the Gem and Mineral Show displays high quality gems, minerals and jewelry. Second, the Gila River Festival, which provides children's activities, museums, workshops, film festivals, and much more.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan