Silver Lake, Illinois

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Silver Lake
unincorporated community
Coordinates: 42°14′06″N 88°14′41″W / 42.23500°N 88.24472°W / 42.23500; -88.24472Coordinates: 42°14′06″N 88°14′41″W / 42.23500°N 88.24472°W / 42.23500; -88.24472
Country United States
State Illinois
County McHenry County
ZIP code 60013

Silver Lake is an unincorporated community located in McHenry County, Illinois, United States. The area is bounded by the village of Cary to the south and Oakwood Hills to the north. Silver Lake has a zip code of 60013 and is served by the Cary post office.

The area is home to several housing subdivisions and farms. There is a very small business district located at the intersection of Silver Lake Rd and Crystal Lake Ave. The community is noted for being a fiercely independent area that has resisted attempts to be annexed into the nearby municipalities.[citation needed]