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.


196 Results Days on Site (new to old)
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$299,900 New For Sale
8925 Sycamore Trail
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 3.5 baths | Single Family Home
3,027 sq ft; lot: 9862 sq ft
27
$264,900 New For Sale
8008 Millford Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,382 sq ft; lot: 11199 sq ft
36
$169,000 New For Sale
4635 Wickford Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,099 sq ft; lot: 8999 sq ft
36
$209,000 New Contingent
5625 Parkwood Boulevard
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,187 sq ft; lot: 0.84 acres
6
$96,900 New For Sale
6544 Kingsbridge Drive #4
Sylvania, OH 43560
2 beds, 1.5 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,360 sq ft
34
$269,900 New For Sale
4248 Boynton Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,177 sq ft; lot: 19602 sq ft
36
$257,900 New For Sale
5721 Hawksbridge Circle
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,014 sq ft; lot: 14810 sq ft
20
$169,900 New For Sale
5906 Glasgow Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,128 sq ft; lot: 13299 sq ft
27
$249,900 New For Sale
3837 Windward Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
2 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,870 sq ft; lot: 7588 sq ft
20
$159,900 New For Sale
7430 Wicklow Woods Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
2 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,354 sq ft
36
$239,900 New For Sale
2910 Wilford Drive
Sylvania, OH 43615
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,705 sq ft; lot: 1.9008 acres
31
$174,900 New For Sale
6114 Balfour Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,200 sq ft; lot: 14810 sq ft
32
$339,000 New For Sale
4816 Fairway Lane
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,956 sq ft; lot: 15002 sq ft
35
$299,900 New For Sale
7443 Country Meadow Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,119 sq ft; lot: 10019 sq ft
21
$279,900 New For Sale
5644 Fox Hollow Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,519 sq ft; lot: 10102 sq ft
8
$84,900 New For Sale
5144 Whiteford Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
1,088 sq ft; lot: 10899 sq ft
27
$89,900 New For Sale
6510 Cornwall Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 1 full, 2 partial baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,628 sq ft
36
$238,900 New Contingent
3 beds, 3 baths | Condo/Townhouse
2,563 sq ft
26
$324,900 New For Sale
2440 Logwood Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,694 sq ft; lot: 14758 sq ft
29
$334,900 New For Sale
9008 Cedar Bend Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,038 sq ft; lot: 9723 sq ft
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