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Welcome to Sylvan Grove (aka 'Sylvan Grove Station') ...

The city of Sylvan Grove is located in Lincoln County<1>.

The location of Sylvan Grove has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Sylvan Grove: Sylvan Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sylvan Grove has a population of 268 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Sylvan Grove.

The city of Sylvan Grove has also been called Sylvan Grove Station.

Sylvan Grove is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Sylvan Grove lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Sylvan Grove: (785)

The ZIP code for Sylvan Grove: 67481<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sylvan Grove had an population of 268 people. This is a decrease of 3.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sylvan Grove had a population of 279 people (which is 8.61% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Sylvan Grove the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 279 people, the population of Sylvan Grove decreased 13.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 324 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sylvan Grove.

Communities Also Named Sylvan Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Sylvan Grove - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Sylvan Grove ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sylvan Grove.

  • Lincoln Center [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Center
    • Lincoln Center [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Sylvan Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,189 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln Center<7>
  • Wilson [Ellsworth County]
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    • Wilson [Ellsworth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Sylvan Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 713 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Wilson:
    • Bosland
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
  • Lucas [Russell County]
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    • Lucas [Russell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Sylvan Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 390 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lucas<7>
  • Luray [Russell County]
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    • Luray [Russell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Sylvan Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 182 people
    • Former name for Luray:
    • Lura
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luray
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dorrance [Russell County]
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      • Dorrance [Russell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Sylvan Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 180 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dorrance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Dorrance:
      • Dorrence
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dorrance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dorrance<7>
    • Bunker Hill [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunker Hill
      • Bunker Hill [Russell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Sylvan Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 93 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunker Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Bunker Hill:
      • Bunkerhill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunker Hill<7>
    • Hunter [Mitchell County]
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      • Hunter [Mitchell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Sylvan Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hunter<7>
    • Denmark [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denmark
      • Denmark [Lincoln County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Sylvan Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denmark
    • Quartzite [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quartzite
      • Quartzite [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Sylvan Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quartzite
    • Ellsworth [Ellsworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellsworth
      • Ellsworth [Ellsworth County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the southeast of Sylvan Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,935 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellsworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellsworth<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sylvan Grove. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sylvan Grove.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sylvan Grove. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sylvan Grove.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sylvan Grove. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sylvan Grove.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sylvan Grove ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Sylvan Grove, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sylvan Grove.

Adding Sylvan Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sylvan Grove in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Sylvan Grove was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Sylvan Grove on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sylvan Grove on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Kansas

About Lincoln County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sylvan Grove. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sylvan Grove.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sylvan Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Sylvan Grove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sylvan Grove or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sylvan Grove) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sylvan Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sylvan GroveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sylvan Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0122, Longitude: -98.3945       In this case, the coordinates for Sylvan Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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