Homes for Sale in Sylvania, OH

Looking for a great place to live that’s close to nature, but also has modern education, industry, arts and entertainment? You might find what you’re looking for or just want to visit Sylvania, Ohio, a suburb of Toledo, Ohio.

Sylvania was founded in July 1836 and has a current population of approximately 19,100 people. Local industries include educational, health and social services, manufacturing, retail trade, scientific, management, administrative services.

If you want to know more about Sylvania’s rich history, visit the Historical Village at 5717 North Main Street. People of all ages can educate themselves about Sylvania’s history and enjoy the museum, shops, exhibits, gardens and special programs/classes. You can also visit a log home, one room school house and blacksmiths shops.

Teachers/educators can even take history with them so others can learn about Sylvania’s history through unique historical “Traveling Suitcase”, available for weekly rental and includes original and reproducible items, activities and related resources.

You can also learn about Sylvania’s rich history at the Lathrop House, built in 1835 with an 1850 addition that will be refurbished and eventually open to the public for tours. This home was recorded as a "stop" on the Underground Railroad.

On February 23, 1835, the Ohio Legislature passed an Act to create the Township of Sylvania, still part of Wood County at this time. On April 6, 1835, the first meeting to establish Sylvania Township.

On June 13, 1836, William Wilson and other gentlemen platted the Town of Sylvania and recorded in Lucas County, Ohio. ( Lucas County was established in 1836). In 1960, the Village of Sylvania became a city. 

The name of the city of Sylvania comes from Sylvan, the Latin word for “woods or trees.”

The park system has several great recreational areas including Veterans Memorial Park , located at the end of Garden Park road. This park features the Memorial Grove of trees and Veterans Memorial to honor the memory of Sylvanians who have served the city and country in the military.

The 148 acre Olander Park System, located at 6930 Sylvania Avenue, features water sports on its 30 acre lake, plus the premiere archeological attraction, Fossil Park. It’s one of the three places in the nation where people can go in and dig fossils. It’s one of only two prime Devonian Era fossil sites in the world! Call 419-882-8313 for more information or visit www.olanderpark.com/xfer/info_fossil.html.

For more information, you can access www.olanderpark.com.

Sylvania also has several playing fields, tennis courts, two indoor ice arenas, four private tennis clubs, an indoor swimming pool and several outdoor swimming facilities.

For more information on these attractions and other Sylvania hot spots, visit www.sylvaniarecreation.orgor contact the Sylvania Area Joint Recreation District (SAJRD) at 419-885-7644.

Since the first school was built in 1834, Sylvania has provided the community with an excellent school system including St. Francis Education Center, St. Joseph Elementary School, Hebrew Academy of Toledo and the First Apostolic Christian Academy.

Primary schools include Stranahan Elementary, Whiteford Elementary, Central Elementary, Highland Elementary, Maplewood Elementary, Hill View Elementary and Sylvan Elementary.

Middle schools include Arbor Hills Junior High, McCord Junior High, and Timberstone Junior High while Northview and Southview are the area public high schools.

Sylvania has excellent advanced educational institutions including Lourdes College, located on 6832 Convent Boulevard.

The Sylvania Senior Center is a growing resource and state-of-the-art, ADA accessible facility open to all adults age 55 and older.

The Center is an information resource, offering great programs and services including computer classes, tai chi, yoga, body recall, jazzercise, woodshop, indoor walking, pool tables, weight training equipment, legal services, podiatrist, chore services, tax services and transportation. Stop by for a visit or call 419-885-3913 for additional information.


200 Results Days on Site (new to old)
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$72,000 New For Sale
5033 Barton Place
Sylvania, OH 43560
2 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
720 sq ft, 6970 sq ft lot
26
$136,900 New For Sale
6657 Margate Boulevard #11
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 1.5 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,392 sq ft
36
$269,900 New For Sale
8908 Red Hawk Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,076 sq ft, 5227 sq ft lot
36
$369,900 New For Sale
5959 Walnut Springs Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,626 sq ft, 12197 sq ft lot
26
$189,900 New For Sale
6011 Colonial Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 1.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,004 sq ft, 10019 sq ft lot
4
$549,900 New For Sale
8824 Sylvania Avenue
Sylvania, OH 43560
5 beds, 4.5 baths | Single Family Home
3,457 sq ft, 1.97 acre lot
18
$189,900 New For Sale
6008 Wakefield Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
1,912 sq ft, 11326 sq ft lot
35
$279,900 New For Sale
5101 Sprucewood Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,550 sq ft, 13068 sq ft lot
24
$154,900 New For Sale
6035 Graystone Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 1.5 baths | Single Family Home
1,966 sq ft, 11326 sq ft lot
1
$54,900 New For Sale
6564 Blossman Road
Sylvania, OH 43617
3 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
1,456 sq ft, 15682 sq ft lot
36
$669,000 New For Sale
9132 Beautiful Lane
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 4.5 baths | Single Family Home
3,554 sq ft, 18295 sq ft lot
6
$309,900 New For Sale
3927 Ten Mile Creek Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,099 sq ft, 8712 sq ft lot
33
$274,900 For Sale
5655 Red Hawk Lane
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,051 sq ft, 10019 sq ft lot
19
$149,000 For Sale
5232 Bentbrook Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,072 sq ft, 13068 sq ft lot
32
$169,900 Contingent
5922 Garden Park Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,496 sq ft, 8712 sq ft lot
22
$169,900 For Sale
8359 Fossil Drive #8359
Sylvania, OH 43560
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,640 sq ft
19
$189,900 Contingent
5942 Indian Trail
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,187 sq ft, 11761 sq ft lot
18
$525,000 For Sale
6145 Outpost Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
3,361 sq ft, 14810 sq ft lot
36
$219,900 Contingent
6049 Eaglewood Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,018 sq ft, 10019 sq ft lot
23
$154,900 Contingent
7311 Guild Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,597 sq ft, 12197 sq ft lot
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