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.

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

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

A golf-cart friendly, lake community


Lane Restrictions Planned for S.R. 3 Bridge over Conrail Railroad.

​Noble County bridge will be reduced to single lane in each direction throughout work into late November.

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

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

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 - Trick/Treat- 5:30PM - 7:30PM

November 16th- Holiday lighting at town hall​


​​​Civilian Firearms Safety Program 2018 - FREE EVENT 

All welcome.  Donation welcome.

Class & live fire range only, not a certification program.

3-classes: June 16th,  July 28th, and August 25th    

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.​​

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is a beautiful & welcoming lake community located on famous

Sylvan Lake Indiana.​

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