Located approximately 9 miles northwest of Toledo, Sylvania is approximately 20 or less from most employment centers in Lucas county. Hosting a population of approximately 18,570 Sylvania and Sylvania Township are served by 2 high schools: Sylvania Northview 5403 Silica Drive, 419-824-8570 and Sylvania Southview 7225 Sylvania Ave, 419-824-8580. The area is within the 419 area code and uses either a 43560 or 43623 zip code. It should be noted that Sylvania Township does not have a local income tax.