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Silver Peak, Nevada

POPULATION
Year         Silver Peak         Esmeralda County
2000         
161
     
1,061
2006         
117
     
1,262

CLIMATE
Average precipitation    4.41 inches
Average snowfall    2.8 inches
Average temperatures
     January average high    47.1 F
     January average low    18.9 F
     July average high    97.2 F
     July average low    62.2 F
AIRPORT - N/A
TRANSPORTATION
Major Highways
   Nevada 265
     Northbound - connects to US 6 & US 95
     Southbound - connects to US 95
TRUCK SERVICES
Motor Cargo, Fed Ex & UPS
APPROXIMATE MILEAGE FROM GOLDFIELD TO
Denver, CO           958
Los Angeles, CA           512
Las Vegas, NV            211
Phoenix, AZ            525
Reno, NV           221
Salt Lake City, UT           661
San Francisco, CA        445
CHURCHES
1 Baptist Church
COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS - N/A
EDUCATION
Silver Peak Elementary School (K-8)
Grades 9-12 bused to Tonopah
EMERGENCY/MEDICAL SERVICES
EMT staffed volunteer ambulance service
Esmeralda County Sheriff
Hospital in Tonopah
Mine rescue, volunteer rope rescue, & Hazmat team
Volunteer fire department
EVENTS
4th of July town picnic, parade & fireworks
LIBRARY
1 public library
LOCAL RECREATION
Lighted tennis court, swimming pool, basketball court, picnic area, baseball field, shooting range, sand dunes, & petroglyphs
NEARBY RECREATION
Hunting, fishing, backpacking, bike and 4-wheel drive trails, ghost towns, & mining camps