Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
A golf-cart friendly, lake community
Town of Rome City
Rome City, Indiana
is a beautiful & welcoming community located on famous
The small town of Rome City, Indiana is a tourist destination and a wonderful lake community nestled perfectly in northeast Indiana, Noble County and Orange township. Our inviting golf cart-friendly community offers beautiful views and homes for over of 1600 residents on and around beautiful Sylvan Lake and attracts visitors year round to our many tourist attractions.
Sylvan Lake Indiana is a SKI LAKE, an all-season lake with a wonderful public access and boat launch site, 16-miles of beautiful shoreline, great fishing, and our famous "Big Island" complete with scenic island nature trails, island church services & a public island boat dock.
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Noble County Emergency Management Agency, Rome City & Sylvan Lake Assoc.
TEXT: 888777 and enter code SYLVAN57
May - Town-wide garage sale
June - FREE Boater's safety class, bingo hall
July - Lyrics concert, Lakeside Park, Sylvan
July - Fireworks on Sylvan Lake
July - BBQ chix, RC American Legion 11AM
July - POKER RUN on Sylvan lake
July - Lyrics at the lake concert, Sylvan
Aug Town-wide garage sale
Aug - Chautauqua Days Festival!
Sep - Chili cook-off
View Rome City's budget & annual report, please refer to link here.
Looking forward to another great year in 2019.
"Thank you to all of you who entrusted us with the management of governmental and community affairs. We are always honored to be at your service."
-- Staff and employees of Rome City, Indiana
The town of Rome City and Sylvan Lake hosts the second home to renowned author and nature photographer, Gene Stratton-Porter. Take a tour of the beautiful 150-acres state museum and historic site featuring formal gardens, woods, an abundance of nature, and Gene Stratton-Porter's restored lakefront cabin on Sylvan Lake.