Silver City

Silver City is on Farm Road 485 four miles northeast of Cameron in north central Milam County. At one point in the community's history the only telephone was located on the porch of a store run by Tom Hamilton. A person making a call paid for it by placing fifteen cents in a box over the phone. Silver City had a population of twenty-five in 1988 through 2000.

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Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl | © TSHA

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Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Silver City is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Silver City is classified as a Town


Latitude: 30.90991030
Longitude: -96.95026310

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2009