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[[image]][[/image]] Welcome Bienvenidos (Spanish) Willkommen (German) Bienvenue (French) 歓迎 (Japanese) Benvenuti (Italian) Velkommen (Norwegian) [[image]][[/image]] Climate "The best annual median temperature in the country"...ask the U.S. Weather Service! Located at 6000 feet in the foothills of the 3 million acre Gila National Forest, the Silver City area offers the best year-round climate and beautiful, forested mountain vistas. [[graph]] TEMPERATURES—10 YR. AVG. Average Hi - Lo for 10 Yrs. TEMP - SILVER CITY [[/graph]] [[graph]] PRECIPITATION — 10 YR. AVG. INCHES OF MOISTURE [[/graph]] If you have additional questions, give us a call or use the attached order form for additional information: Videos OLD WEST ADVENTURE Attractions, terrain, and history adds to great living. GATEWAY TO 4 GENTLE SEASONS Retirement opportunities you'll find here. THE LAST SOLITUDE (28 min.) Captures the feeling of the Gila Wilderness. Packets RETIREMENT/RELOCATION TOURISM [[image]][[/image]] Just the Facts Location Midway between Los Angeles, Dallas and Denver. 2.5 hrs. from El Paso, 3.3 hrs. from Tucson, 5 hrs. from Phoenix, and 4.5 hrs. from Albuquerque. Interstate-10 is 45 minutes south, I-25 is 1.5 hrs. east. Climate Average temperature in July is 73 degrees, in January is 37. Average annual rainfall is 17", snowfall 12"; humidity is 31%. Medical Gila Regional Hospital with 58 beds, 40 doctors and dentists. Population (1990) Silver City 10,683; Grant County 27,676. Education Western New Mexico University: 4 year, 2500 students. Two school districts with 5,826 students. Five alternative schools. Community Activities Churches - 43; 37 Protestant and 6 Catholic. 18-hole municipal golf course; 6 tennis courts. 5 area fishing lakes, plus rivers and streams; 9 campgrounds 3 million acres of forest and wilderness Birder hot spot; abundant rockhounding; hiking trails; biking Lodging: 356 rooms - Motels/hotels: 7 Bed and breakfasts 2; RV Parks: 5 Transportation Mesa Airlines serves Grant County Airport. Whiskey Creek Airport also provides services for small aircraft. The nearest major airport is El Paso (3 hrs.) served by Southwest, Delta, American, America West, and Continental. Amtrack and Greyhound available within 45 minute drive. Utilities and Services Average cost per kilowatt-hour - 6 cents Average cost per thousand cubic feet of natural gas - $2.70 Cost per 1000 gallons of water - $1.60 Banks 4, credit unions 2 [[image]][[/image]] Begin Living in Silver City [---] To: John & Florence From: Welcome Center RE: SILVER CITY, NEW MEXICO MEMO [---] THANK YOU for your inquiry about living opportunities in our area. We hope the information we are providing will begin to answer some of your questions. We have other information packets available, as well as 3 videos: OLD WEST ADVENTURE, GATEWAY TO 4 GENTLE SEASONS and THE LAST SOLITUDE. If you need additional information, call us today at 1-800-548-9378. Or indicate your request on the attached form and mail it now. WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR VISIT! [---] [[logo]]NEW MEXICO AMERICA'S LAND OF ENCHANTMENT [[/logo]] [[logo]]SILVER CITY[[/logo]] Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce 1103 N. Hudson Street Silver City NM 88061 [---] 1-800-548-9378 • 1-505-538-3785
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