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Sylvan, Illinois
Former settlement
Sylvan, Illinois is located in Illinois
Sylvan, Illinois
Sylvan, Illinois
Location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cass
607 ft (185 m)
GNIS feature ID 423227

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

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

Most that stands in this ghost town is old farmhouses.

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

Today, Sylvan is located near Jim Edgar Park.

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