Latitude / Longitude:
607 ft (185 m)
Central (CST) (UTC-6)
Sylvan is a former settlement in Panther Creek Township, Cass County, Illinois, United States. Sylvan was southwest of Newmansville.
The town was populated during the mid-19th century by mostly Irish immigrants. Currently, there is one cemetery there
Most that stands in this ghost town is old farmhouses. Today, Sylvan is located near Jim Edgar Park.
A photo of this ghost town was briefly shown in the movie Silent Hill. In the film, the town was misspelled as “Sylvane”.