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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

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To: John & Florence
From: Welcome Center
RE: SILVER CITY, NEW MEXICO

MEMO
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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!
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[[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
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1-800-548-9378 • 1-505-538-3785
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