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Silver Springs

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Historic Sites · Wildlife Areas
Silver Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lyon County, Nevada, United States at the intersection of U.S. 50 (California Trail) and U.S. 95A. The population was 5,296 at the 2010 census. Lahontan Reservoir, Lahontan State Recreation Area and historic Fort Churchill State Historic Park are all located nearby. The area is served by the Silver Springs Airport.GeographySilver Springs is located at.According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 78.6sqmi, of which 72.4sqmi is land and 6.2sqmi (7.83%) is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 4,708 people, 1,766 households, and 1,227 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 65.0 people per square mile (25.1/km2). There were 1,935 housing units at an average density of 26.7 per square mile (10.3/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.67% White, 1.21% African American, 1.83% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 1.47% from other races, and 3.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.63% of the population.
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Popular things to do in Silver Springs

Fort Churchill State Historic Park ©
Historic Site
Fort Churchill State Historic Park
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Lahontan State Recreation Area ©
Wildlife Area
Lahontan State Recreation Area
3.6
Duration: 2 hours

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