Surrounding Silver City, eight distinct communities unfold—Pinos Altos, Arenas Valley, Bayard, Hurley, Mimbres, Tyrone, Gila, and Cliff. Each community, with its unique character, contributes to the diverse landscape that surrounds Silver City. From the historic charm of Pinos Altos to the serene landscapes of Gila, these communities offer varied living options while maintaining close proximity to the amenities of Silver City. Join us as we delve into these neighboring communities, providing a guide for those considering this southwestern region as their home.

Santa Clara, NM

Neighboring Silver City, the village of Santa Clara, NM, is a hidden gem awaiting discovery. With a mix of local charm and a community spirit, Santa Clara offers an inviting option for those seeking homes beyond Silver City. Surrounded by scenic landscapes and close enough to enjoy the conveniences of the larger city, Santa Clara provides a warm and neighborly atmosphere. Whether you're drawn to its cultural heritage or simply seeking a tranquil haven, Santa Clara welcomes you to explore the possibilities of calling this area home.

Quick facts:

Population in 2021: 1,606

Elevation: 5,978 ft

Town Website: https://www.villageofsantaclara.org/police/government/about_us.php

Distance from Silver City: 8.5 miles East

Local Attractions:

Open Space Brewing

Thursday - Friday: 4pm - 8pm

Saturday: 12pm - 8pm

11990 US-180 Santa Clara Armory, Santa Clara, NM 88026

Viola Stone Park

405 Fort Bayard St, Santa Clara, NM 88026

Roger T. Silva Splash Park

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 7pm

317 Fort Bayard St, Santa Clara, NM 88026

Fort Bayard Historic District

              Saturday: 10am-2pm

              26 Calle El Centro, Santa Clara, NM 88026

              (505) 988-6400

              200 Cam De Paz, Fort Bayard, NM 88036

Bataan Memorial Recreational Park 

33 Fort Bayard Rd, Santa Clara, NM 88026

  • Bataan Park Hall

              (575) 574-0070

Bayard, NM

Quick facts:

Population in 2021: 2,097

Elevation: 5,807'

Town Website: https://www.cityofbayardnm.gov/

Distance from Silver City: 11 miles East

Local Attractions:

M & A Bayard Cafe

Tuesday - Friday 5:30am-7:30pm

Monday 5:30am-3pm

(575) 537-2251

1101 Central Ave, Bayard, NM 88023

El Burrito Caliente

Daily: 4:30am - 1pm

(575) 912-3078

1305 Tom Foy Blvd, Bayard, NM 88023

La Mexicana Restaurant

Friday - Saturday: 8:30am - 7pm

Sunday: 8:30am - 3pm

Tuesday - Thursday: 10am - 7pm

(575) 537-4980

1105 Tom Foy Blvd, Bayard, NM 88023

The Green Dragon Variety LLC.

(928) 606-4641212

Hurley Ave, Bayard, NM 88023

Billys Badazz BargIn

Tuesday - Saturday: 11am - 6:30pm

(575) 912-0455

102 Hurley Ave, Bayard, NM 88023

Mingos Party Place

(575) 537-3046

1209 Tom Foy Blvd, Bayard, NM 88023

Bayard Mining Park

998 Central Ave, Bayard, NM 88023

Bayard Community Park

Park St, Bayard, NM 88023

Hurley, NM

Quick facts:

Population in 2021: 1,247

Elevation: 5,722'

Town Website: https://townofhurley.us/

Distance from Silver City: 15 miles South East

Local Attractions:

Gateway Grill

Daily: 6am - 9pm

(575) 517-7961

18000 US-180, Hurley, NM 88043

The Patio Restaurant

Sunday - Thursday: 9am - 2pm

Friday: 9am - 7pm

Saturday: 9am - 3pm

(575) 537-4938

100 Cortez Ave, Hurley, NM 88043

Hurley Bar

Daily: 8am - 2am

(575) 537-2323

102 Cortez Ave, Hurley, NM 88043

The Old Hurley Store

Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm

(575) 912-3192

99 Cortez Ave, Hurley, NM 88043

Hurley Park

A St, Hurley, NM 88043

 

Census-Designated Communities

Communities to the North: 

Pinos Altos, NM

Quick facts:

Population in 2020: 209

Elevation: 7,011 ft

Distance from Silver City: 8.5 miles North

Local Attractions:

Pinos Altos Museum:

9 am - 9 pm Daily

33 Main St, Pinos Altos, NM 88053

(575) 574-8116 

Fort Cobre

25 Main St, Silver City, NM 88061

Hearst Church

14 Golden Ave, Pinos Altos, NM 88053

Bear Creek Lodge:

88 Main St, Pinos Altos, NM 88053

(575) 388-4501 

The Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House

Open Monday-Saturday from 3pm, Food Served in Saloon at 4pm, Dining Room Opens at 5pm

32 Main St, Pinos Altos, NM 88053

(575) 538-9911

Communities to the East:

Arenas Valley, NM

Population in 2020: 1,224

Elevation: 6,138'

Distance from Silver City: 7.4 miles East

Local Attractions:

Silver City KOA:

9am - 5pm Daily

11824 US-180, Silver City, NM 88022

(575) 388-3351

Dragonfly Trail Pictographs:

Dragonfly Trail, Arenas Valley, NM 88022

Wolfhorse Outfitters:

9 am - 5pm Daily

125 Arenas Valley Rd, Arenas Valley, NM 88022

(575) 534-1379

Whiskey Creek Zócalo

Wednesday - Satursay: 11am-5pm

Wednesday - Saturday 11am - 9pm

Sunday 11am - 4pm

Special Hours for Music Events

11786 US-180 East, Arenas Valley, NM 88022

(575) 388-1266

Mimbres, NM

Quick facts:

Population in 2020: 404

Elevation: 5,971′

Distance from Silver City: 27.6 miles East

Local Attractions:

Imogen F Wilson Education Foundation at the Mimbres Cultural Heritage Site

Saturday - Sunday: 11am - 3pm

(575) 536-3333

12 Sage Dr, Mimbres, NM 88049

 

Bear Canyon

 

Bear Canyon Lake Rd, Hanover, NM 88041

Communities to the South:

Tyrone, NM

Quick facts:

Population in 2020: 472

Elevation: 5,745′

Distance from Silver City: 4.9 miles South

Communities to the West: Gila, Cliff

Gila / Cliff

Quick facts:

Population in 2020: 174

Elevation: 4,557′

Distance from Silver City: 27.8 miles West

Local Attractions:

Duck Creek Smoke House

Thursday - Saturday: 11am - 7pm

Sunday: 11am - 3pm

(575) 494-7312

8414 US-180, Cliff, NM 88028

Casitas de Gila Guesthouses

(575) 535-4455

50 Casita Flats Rd, Gila, NM 88038

Lyons & Campbell Ranch Headquarters

Daily: 12pm - 3pm

(575) 535-2825

20 L C Ln, Gila, NM 88038

Bearpaw Ranch

(575) 535-2877

347 Turkey Creek Rd, Gila, NM 88038

Turkey Creek Hot Springs

529 Turkey Creek Rd, Gila, NM 88038