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Sylvester
Worth County, Georgia

ZipCodes
31791

Motto
"Peanut Capital of the World"



Page Contents for Sylvester, Georgia

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.
The population of Sylvester is approximately 6188 2010.
The approximate number of families is 2,139 1990, 2286 2010.
The amount of land area in Sylvester is 14.833 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.103 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sylvester to Washington DC is 645 miles.
The distance to the Georgia state capital is 157 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sylvester is positioned 31.52 degrees north of the equator and 83.83 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

Southwestern Georgia, twenty miles east of Albany
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History & History Related Items

Founded in 1893 as Isabella Station, the city grew up along the now Atlantic & Gulf Railroad. In 1894, the city was renamed Sylvester. This is Latin for "sylva" meaning wood and "vester" meaning your.
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The founding of Sylvester

1893


Attractions

Georgia Peanut Festival on the fourth weekend in October
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Sylvester City Government

A website about Sylvester

Sylvester Chamber

Worth County-Sylvester Chamber of Commerce
301 E. Franklin Street
P.O. Box 768
Sylvester, Georgia 31791
Phone: 912 776-7718.

Sylvester Organizations

Worth County-Sylvester Chamber of Commerce
301 E. Franklin Street
P.O. Box 768
Sylvester, Georgia 31791
Phone: 912 776-7718.

Sylvester Schools

Worth County Schools
504 E. Price Street
Sylvester, GA 31791
Phone: 912 776-8600

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