Population 9,887 - Elevation 5,895Silver City is located in the midst of rich mineral deposits. The Santa Rita Copper Mines, opened in 1805, were the second such mines operating in what is now the U.S. A silver strike in 1870 began the commercial mining for which the area is still known. The Apache chiefs Victorio, Geronimo, and Magnus Coloradas figured in its history.
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|Date Added||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 5:33am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12S E 754339 N 3630286|
|Decimal Degrees||32.78111667, -108.28445000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 46.867', W 108° 17.067'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 46' 52.02" N, 108° 17' 4.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 998-1001 W Florence St, Silver City NM 88061, US|
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