is a town in Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 6,966 at the 2000 census. During her retirement years, Siler City was the home of Frances Bavier (1902-1989) an American actress, best remembered for her role as Aunt Bee on
, a television sitcom in the 1960s set in the fictional town of Mayberry, North Carolina.
Siler City is located at the center of the state at (35.726030, -79.462962).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.9 square miles (12.7 km²), all of it land.