Sylvan

Name:

Sylvan

County:

Cass

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

39°59’06N 90°04’16W

Elevation:

607 ft (185 m)

Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

Sylvan is a former settlement in Panther Creek Township, Cass County, Illinois, United States. Sylvan was southwest of Newmansville.

Remains:

The town was populated during the mid-19th century by mostly Irish immigrants. Currently, there is one cemetery there

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

Most that stands in this ghost town is old farmhouses.  Today, Sylvan is located near Jim Edgar Park.

Remarks:

A photo of this ghost town was briefly shown in the movie Silent Hill. In the film, the town was misspelled as “Sylvane”.

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