Sylvania Township, Scott County, Missouri

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Sylvania Township is an inactive township in Scott County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

Sylvania Township was erected in 1871, and so named on account of forestland (Latin: sylvania) within its borders.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sylvania Township, Scott County, Missouri
  2. ^ "Scott County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 2016.

Coordinates: 37°05′09″N 89°42′19″W / 37.0858°N 89.7053°W / 37.0858; -89.7053