Sylvania, Indiana

Unincorporated community

Parke County's location in Indiana

Location in Parke County

Coordinates: 39°55′08″N 87°17′40″W / 39.91889°N 87.29444°W / 39.91889; -87.29444Coordinates: 39°55′08″N 87°17′40″W / 39.91889°N 87.29444°W / 39.91889; -87.29444
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Parke County
Township Liberty Township
Elevation 203 m (666 ft)
ZIP code 47832
GNIS feature ID 444521[1]

Sylvania is an unincorporated community in Liberty Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States.


Sylvania was founded in 1836.[2] A post office was established at Sylvania in 1850, and remained in operation until 1905.[3]


Sylvania is located at 39°55′09″N 87°17′40″W / 39.91917°N 87.29444°W / 39.91917; -87.29444 at an elevation of 666 feet.


  1. "Sylvania". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-11-01.
  2. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 318. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was platted in 1836.
  3. "Parke County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 September 2015.

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