Silver City in Idaho.(photo by Larry Myhre) Silver City is an old gold and silver mining town established in 1864. Today, Silver City has still about 70 still standing buildings - all privately owned - and is only accessible via a dirt road. The townsite and its environs are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Silver City, Idaho Certainly one of the better ghost towns having enough still standing to give visitors a good idea of how it was in its heyday. Silver City even had a brewery and a bottling plant. Some of the mines produced ore well into the millions of dollars during their lifetime. Silver City started its decline about 1889 when the inevitable began to appear.