About This Place
Silver City is a city in Mills County, Iowa, United States. The population was 259 at the 2000 census. The Wabash Trace--a railroad converted to a bicycle trail—passes through here. At trailside, there is a small park with a gazebo, and across from it, a small cafe.
Silver City is located at 41°6′43″N 95°38′17″W / 41.11194°N 95.63806°W / 41.11194; -95.63806 (41.112051, -95.638057). Silver Creek, the town's namesake and a tributary of the West Nishnabotna River, parallels the eastern city limits. The Wabash Trace Nature Trail, a former rail line, enters the town from the west and runs southeasterly through town, making a southerly turn before meeting Silver Creek.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), all of it land.