Silvan is a town in Victoria, Australia, 40 km east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2006 Census, Silvan had a population of 1908.
A Post Office opened on 19 August 1892 known as Wandin until 1893, Wandin South until 1913, thence Silvan.
Silvan also is the location of the Silvan Reservoir.
The town has an Australian Rules football team who used to compete in the Yarra valley mountain district football league but then switched to the Eastern Football League 2011.
Silvan marks half way between the Shire of Yarra Ranges two main suburbs of Belgrave and Lilydale, both large towns.