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Welcome to Sylvan Glen ...

Although we found mention of Sylvan Glen during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Sylvan Glen was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

We've added Sylvan Glen to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Sylvan Glen, please Contact Us.




A typical abbreviation for Sylvan Glen: Sylvan Gln.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Sylvan Glen might be (or was) located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

We believe that Sylvan Glen would be found within the (780) and (587)<2> area codes.

Communities near Sylvan Glen ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Sylvan Glen and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Coolidge - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dapp   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fawcett   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Flatbush   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jarvie   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kilsyth   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Sylvan Glen.

Communities Also Named Sylvan Glen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sylvan Glen - it's located in New Jersey.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sylvan Glen.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sylvan Glen. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sylvan Glen:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sylvan Glen ...

Looking for more information about Sylvan Glen? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Sylvan Glen? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sylvan Glen, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sylvan Glen.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Sylvan Glen and then turned east". While Sylvan Glen could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Sylvan Glen as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Sylvan Glen could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Sylvan Glen. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sylvan Glen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sylvan Glen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.5008, Longitude: -113.9326     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Sylvan Glen were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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