About This Place
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 4,708 at the 2000 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.
Silver Springs is located at 39°22′14″N 119°13′15″W / 39.370429°N 119.220862°W / 39.370429; -119.220862.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 78.6 square miles (203.5 km2), of which 72.4 square miles (187.6 km2) is land and 6.2 square miles (15.9 km2) (7.83%) is water.