Sylva Jackson County, North Carolina

Sylva: Human settlement in Jackson County, North Carolina, United States of America

About

Sylva is a city located in the county of Jackson in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,588 and a population density of 313 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,739 inhabitants.

The city was created 132 years ago in 1888.

Sylva Quick Facts

Population : 2,739 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Jackson County
Postal code : 28779
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 8.26 km2
Altitude : 2,753 feet / 839 meters
Capital city : Sylva is capital of Jackson County
Establishment : January 01, 1889 (132 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 10:19:17 (30th November 2021)
Density : 331 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.51% (2010-2020)
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Location of Sylva on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Sylva is located at 35°22'25"N 83°13'34"W (35.3737100, -83.2259800).

Sylva map

Demographics

The population of Sylva increased by 5.51% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,588 - census
2011 2,567 -0.82% estimation process
2012 2,575 0.31% estimation process
2013 2,605 1.15% estimation process
2014 2,605 0% estimation process
2015 2,621 0.61% estimation process
2016 2,653 1.21% estimation process
2017 2,703 1.85% estimation process
2018 2,716 0.48% estimation process
2019 2,738 0.8% estimation process
2020 2,739 0.04% estimation process

Sylva zip code is 28779. County name: Jackson, County fips: 37099

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Local Places in Sylva

1 Sylva Municipal Hall

Address: 83 Allen St, Sylva, NC 28779 ➦ Show Map

☎ +18285862719 🔗 Url

2 Webster Town Hall

Address: 1411 Webster Rd, Sylva, NC 28779 ➦ Show Map

☎ +18286315103 🔗 Url

Schools in Sylva

College & universities near Sylva, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199731 Southwestern Community College Sylva (NC) 28779

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sylva, NC

Code Name Address Type
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL

Post offices near Sylva

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sylva Post Office Sylva (NC) 28779

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Jackson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jackson County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Cullowhee 6,228 Township in Jackson County, North Carolina
Webster 386 City in North Carolina, US
Dillsboro 248 Township in Jackson County, North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Sylva distances to largest North Carolina cities