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Sylvania is a city in Screven County.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Latin term for "place in the woods."

The latitude of Sylvania is 32.750N. The longitude is -81.636W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 230 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,611.


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Median household income
Local
$27,426
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sylvania demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 18. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.8 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Brier Creek Battle Site
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sylvania demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Screven County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30467 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Sylvania residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sylvania ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sylvania was $16,181, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Sylvania residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sylvania, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $195.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $739.


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Libraries in Sylvania include Screven County Library ... View libraries

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Screven County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sylvania political report.

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The average commute time for Sylvania workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Sylvania include Days Inn.

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