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Sylvester is a city in Worth County, in the Albany metro area.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Sylvester is 31.530N. The longitude is -83.835W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 387 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,903.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sylvester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Worth County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Albany area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 31791 ZIP code.
4% of Sylvester residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sylvester ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sylvester was $14,387, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Sylvester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Sylvester include Sylvester Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Sylvester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $235. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $780.
Libraries in Sylvester include Margaret Jones Memorial Library ... View libraries
Worth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sylvester political report.
The average commute time for Sylvester workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Sylvester include Days Inn.
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