Silver Hill, Guyana

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Silver Hill

Moblissa Newton
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Silver Hill
Location in Guyana
Coordinates: 6°10′00″N58°16′00″W / 6.1666667°N 58.2666667°W / 6.1666667; -58.2666667 Coordinates: 6°10′00″N58°16′00″W / 6.1666667°N 58.2666667°W / 6.1666667; -58.2666667
Country Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana
Region Demerara-Mahaica
Population
 (2012) [1]
  Total251 [lower-alpha 1]
Time zone UTC-4
Climate Af

Silver Hill (also Moblissa Newton) is a very small settlement in the Demerara-Mahaica Region of Guyana, 48 km (30 mi) up the Soesdyke-Linden Highway, which runs along the east bank of the Demerara River. [2]

The village has a school, [3] but has no electricity other than private Diesel generators. [2]

The residents make their living from harvesting wood products and farming the white sands of the area. Recently the area has been developing with resorts, agriculture and farming technology in the area. A few miles before Silver Hill is the Dalgin region that possess peanuts, watermelon and other fruit farmers.

Notes

  1. Census population includes Dalgin & Conception. The population of the village proper was <100 according to Stabroek News [2]

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References

  1. "2012 Population by Village". Statistics Guyana. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  2. 1 2 3 "Silver Hill". Stabroek News. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  3. ""Three more communities in Guyana get potable water for the first time"". Nation News. Retrieved 19 August 2020.