Silva, Missouri

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Unincorporated community
Silva is located in Missouri
Location within the state of Missouri
Coordinates: 37°10′34″N 90°27′49″W / 37.17611°N 90.46361°W / 37.17611; -90.46361Coordinates: 37°10′34″N 90°27′49″W / 37.17611°N 90.46361°W / 37.17611; -90.46361
Country United States
State Missouri
County Wayne
Elevation 404 ft (123 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 752158[1]

Silva is an unincorporated community in Wayne County, Missouri, United States. It is located on U.S. Route 67 about thirteen miles east of Piedmont.

A post office called Silva has been in operation since 1902.[2] An early posmaster gave the community the name of one of her acquaintances.[3]

Silva is home to Camp Lewallen, a Boy Scout Camp serving the Scouts of the Greater Saint Louis Area Council.[4]


  1. ^ "Silva, Missouri". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Wayne County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Camp Lewallen". Greater St. Louis Area Council. Retrieved 2 January 2017.