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Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

A golf-cart friendly, lake community

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​2018 Leaf Pick Up Schedule

for Town of Rome City, Sylvan Lake & Limberlost Trail

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​​ Job Opening​s 

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.​​

 2-Job Openings:   See Rome City's Legal Notices

-Contractual Agreements with town of RC

for job openings/ bid sheets.

View Rome City's budget & annual report,
 please refer to link here.

Enjoy our wonderful lake community and small town of Rome City, Indiana

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Noble County Emergency Management Agency, Rome City & Sylvan Lake Assoc.

TEXT: 888777 and enter code SYLVAN57


Lovely photo contributed by Roberta Stone

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Rome City is home to the Gene Stratton-Porter State Museum and Historic site 

Pictured left to right: Marshal Sheffield, Daniel Rinehart, John Kelly, and Jackie Ross. Applause!!!

Welcome residents and visitors!

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Join Us Friday, November 16th for Tree lighting and caroling at Town Hall, 6:30 p.m.
-Caroling, cookies and hot chocolate will be provided by Vineyard Christian Church.

​​Annual Events​

Meet our 2018 new reserve officers at the Town of Rome City: 

 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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​​Tree Lighting and Caroling at Town Hall, November 16th

May 4th - 5th Town-wide garage sale

May 26th- BBQ chix, RC American Legion 11AM

May 27th- Memorial Day service, Org Cemetery

June 9th- FREE Boater's safety class, bingo hall 

July 6th- Lyrics concert, Lakeside Park, Sylvan

July 7th- Fireworks on Sylvan Lake

July 7th- BBQ chix, RC American Legion 11AM

July 14th- POKER RUN on Sylvan lake

July 14th- Lyrics at the lake concert, Sylvan 

Aug 3rd - 4th Town-wide garage sale​​

Aug 10, 11 & 12thChautauqua Days Festival!

​Sep 1st- BBQ chix, RC American Legion 11AM

Sep 29th- Chili cook-off 

​​Oct 31st- Trick/Treat- 5:30PM - 7:30PM

November 16th & 17th- Lakeside Holiday events See FLYER for Lakeside Holiday details


Newspaper clipping, Years of service, Leigh Pranger

Town Proper - 1st Pickup:  Oct. 29-31;  2nd Pickup: Nov. 15-20

North side of Sylvan Lake - 1st Pickup:  Nov. 1-7;  2nd Pickup: Nov. 21-27

South side of Sylvan Lake - 1st Pickup:  Nov. 8-14;  2nd Pickup: Nov. 28-Dec 4

Limberlost Trail - 1st Pickup:  Dec. 5-6

Place leaves at roadside in long piles.

No bagged leaves, pumpkins, sticks or dog waste please.


Sylvan lake in Winter, Town of Rome City
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Happy Holidays

​​​Rome City, Indiana 

is a beautiful & welcoming  community located on famous

Sylvan Lake Indiana

All-season lake, Ski Lake photo, Sylvan Lake Indiana


25-YEARS of dedicated service

Congratulations and sincere thanks to Leigh Pranger for her 25-YEARS of dedicated service as town manager to the town Rome City, Indiana!!!

Great clipping from local newspaper, Kendallville News Sun.