Sylvania, Missouri

Sylvania is an unincorporated community in Dade County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]


A post office called Sylvania was established in 1869, and remained in operation until 1907.[2] The community's name is derived from Pennsylvania, the home base state of a coal company operating in the area.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sylvania, Missouri
  2. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  3. "Dade County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 25 September 2016.

Coordinates: 37°30′28″N 94°01′22″W / 37.50778°N 94.02278°W / 37.50778; -94.02278

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