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Welcome to Sylvania ...

The city of Sylvania is located in Lucas County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Sylvania: sihl-VAY-nee-uh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sylvania has a population of 19,329 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Sylvania is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Sylvania lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Sylvania: (419) and (567)<6>

Websites for Sylvania ...

Official Website: www.cityofsylvania.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sylvania had an population of 19,329 people. This is an increase of 1.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sylvania had a population of 18,965 people. This makes Sylvania the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Sylvania represents 0.16% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 95th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 18,965 people, the population of Sylvania increased 1.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,670 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sylvania.

Communities Also Named Sylvania ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Sylvania - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Sylvania ...

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

  • Toledo [Lucas County]
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    • Toledo [Lucas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Sylvania
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 271,455 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toledo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toledo<8>
  • Perrysburg [Wood County]
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    • Perrysburg [Wood County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Sylvania
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,709 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perrysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perrysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perrysburg<8>
  • Oregon [Lucas County]
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    • Oregon [Lucas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the east of Sylvania
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,016 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oregon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oregon<8>
  • Maumee [Lucas County]
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    • Maumee [Lucas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the south of Sylvania
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,605 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maumee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maumee<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rossford [Wood County]
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      • Rossford [Wood County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Sylvania
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,595 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossford<8>
    • Waterville [Lucas County]
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      • Waterville [Lucas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the south of Sylvania
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,596 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterville<8>
    • Northwood [Wood County]
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      • Northwood [Wood County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Sylvania
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northwood<8>
    • Whitehouse [Lucas County]
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      • Whitehouse [Lucas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Sylvania
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,932 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehouse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehouse<8>
    • Dundee [Monroe County]
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      • Dundee [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Sylvania
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,687 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dundee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dundee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dundee<8>
    • Swanton [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swanton
      • Swanton [Fulton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Sylvania
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,841 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swanton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swanton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swanton<8>

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 Sylvania. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sylvania.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sylvania. 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 Sylvania.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sylvania. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sylvania.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sylvania ...

Looking for more information about Sylvania? 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 Sylvania, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sylvania.

Adding Sylvania to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sylvania 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 Sylvania was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Sylvania on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Ohio

About Lucas County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sylvania: www.cityofsylvania.com/

The official website for Lucas County: www.co.lucas.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Lucas, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Sylvania. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sylvania.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sylvania - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (567) is an overlay for area code (419).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sylvania) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sylvania. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SylvaniaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sylvania. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7102, Longitude: -83.7081       In this case, the coordinates for Sylvania have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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