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Sylvania, Georgia Information:

Sylvania, Georgia is a city in Screven County, Georgia. Sylvania is located in the center of the county and is the county seat of Screven County. In the 2010 Census, the population of Sylvania was 2,956, yet it is believed that there are now only 2,526 people remaining in Sylvania, Georgia.

In 2017, Sylvania, Georgia ranked #3,952 of 15,393 of the “Most Diverse Places to LIve in America,” and #189 of 449 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia.”.

When rated for livability, Sylvania got a score of 65 partially due to the sunny weather, lots of local amenities, a low cost of living, and high graduation rates. This rate is comparable to both the Georgia average of 67 and the U.S. average of 65.

Preston Dees is the Mayor of Sylvania, Georgia and his term expires on 12/31/2019. His office number is 912-564-7411.

Sylvania City Mayor

Sylvania City Hall
104 South Main Street
Sylvania, GA 30467

Crime in Sylvania, Georgia:

The crime index in Sylvania was 432.9 in the year 2016, and that number has remained consistently above average since 2002. The average in America is 278.1. The total crime in Sylvania per 100,000 people is 4,888, higher than both the state average of 3,402 and the national average of 2,837 per 100,000.

Property crime, which is almost always lower than violent crimes, occurs at a frequency of 3,957 per 100,000 residents in Sylvania which is higher than both the state average of 3,005 per 100,000 and the national average of 2,451 for every 100,000 people. In terms of violent crime, there were only 21 violent crimes in Sylvania, but you must remember that the population is small and in a city that small 21 violent crimes could be your family member or someone you know. In terms of crimes per 100,000, Sylvania had 831 violent crimes per 100,000 people which is above the national rate of 386 per 100,000 and higher than the Georgian average of 398 per 100,000 persons.

Sylvania, Georgia Police Address:

The Sylvania Georgia Police Department is located in the Department of Public Safety Building
216 Mims Road
Sylvania, GA 30467

Sylvania Police Department
Slyvania City Hall
104 South Main Street
Sylvania, GA 30467

Other Information about the Sylvania, Georgia Police Department:

In 2016, there were 11 full-time police officers which is a higher officer to resident ratio than you find elsewhere in Georgia. In Sylvania four of those officers are PoliceOne members.

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Open Records Request in Sylvania, Georgia:

For records involving taxes and tax exemption, you should contact the Screven County Tax Assessors Office at 912-564-7918
Stephanie M. Lee, Chief Appraiser
P.O. Box 180
103 S. Community Drive
(Behind the County Courthouse)
Sylvania, GA 30467

Screven County Tax Assessors

You can also contact the Superior Courts Clerk, Janis B. Reddick, at 912-564-2614 Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at
216 Mims Road
P.O. Box 156
Sylvania, GA 30467
Civil – Debra W. Kelly
Real Estate – Lee H. Thompson or Alecia M. Deal
Superior Court Criminal – Debra W. Kelly
State Court Criminal – Janice Bragg

Screven County Court Clerk

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Sylvania, Georgia:

The County Sheriff of Screven County is Sheriff Mike Kile.
Screven County Sheriff’s Department
202 Rocky Ford Road
Sylvania, GA 30467

Screven County Jail
859 Rocky Ford Road
Sylvania, GA 30467

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Visitation Policy:

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Twitter Account for Screven County Sheriff’s Department
@Screven County Sheriff

If you think that you may have a warrant in Screven County, you should contact the Sheriff’s office at 912-564-2013.

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