Silver City Historic District (Idaho)

The Silver City Historic District is a historically significant mining area in northwestern Owyhee County, Idaho, United States.[1] It includes the abandoned town of Silver City and numerous nearby towns, mines, and mining remains, covering approximately 16 square miles (41 km2). Along with Silver City, it encompasses the communities of Ruby City, Boonsville, Dewey, and Fairvlew,[2] along with major silver mines on War Eagle Mountain[3] and Florida Mountain.[4]

Silver City Historic District
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Silver City in 1892
Silver City Historic District (Idaho) is located in Idaho
Silver City Historic District (Idaho)
LocationOwyhee County, Idaho
United States
Nearest cityJordan Valley, Oregon
Coordinates43°01′01″N 116°43′59″W / 43.01694°N 116.73306°W / 43.01694; -116.73306Coordinates: 43°01′01″N 116°43′59″W / 43.01694°N 116.73306°W / 43.01694; -116.73306
Area10,240 acres (41.4 km2)
NRHP reference No.72000446[1]
Added to NRHPMay 19, 1972

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fairview
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: War Eagle Mountain
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Florida Mountain

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