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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Sylvan, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sylvan and the surrounding area.

  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Oneida County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Oneida County

Communities Also Named Sylvan ...

We have found sixteen communities that share the name Sylvan.

Within New York, the name Sylvan is unique.

Beyond New York, we know of another sixteen communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these sixteen communities, fourteen are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Tuscaloosa County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Sylvan [Tuscaloosa County].
    • Colorado
      • Montezuma County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Sylvan [Montezuma County].
    • Illinois
      • Cass County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Sylvan [Cass County].
    • Kansas
      • Marshall County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Sylvan [Marshall County].
    • Manitoba
      • Please visit our profile page for the Manitoba community of Sylvan.
    • Michigan
      • Washtenaw County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Sylvan [Washtenaw County].
    • Minnesota
      • Cass County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Minnesota community of Sylvan [Cass County].
    • Missouri
      • Dent County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Sylvan [Dent County].
    • Ontario
      • Please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Sylvan.
    • Oregon
      • Multnomah County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Sylvan [Multnomah County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Allegheny County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Sylvan [Allegheny County].
      • Franklin County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Sylvan [Franklin County].
      • Perry County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Sylvan [Perry County].
    • Texas
      • Lamar County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Sylvan [Lamar County].
    • Washington
      • Pierce County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Sylvan [Pierce County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Richland County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Wisconsin community of Sylvan [Richland County].

The official website for Oneida County: www.co.oneida.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 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 county. 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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