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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Taylor.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Taylor to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Taylor to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Taylor to:

  • Juneau [Map], which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 1,096 miles [1,763.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Taylor to Juneau, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 63 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 43 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 3,744 miles [6,025.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take 8 days, a buggy would take 147 days and walking would take 213 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,611 miles [9,030 km] and it lies to the North Northwest (NNW).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,272 miles [10,093.8 km] and it lies to the North Northwest (NNW).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,995 miles [8,038.7 km] and it lies to the North (N).<6>

Communities Also Named Taylor ...

We have found 55 communities that share the name Taylor.

While the name Taylor is unique within Alaska, we know of another 55 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Located Beyond Alaska

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Alabama

Geneva County

Our profile page for Taylor, Geneva County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Geneva County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Houston County

Our profile page for Taylor, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,973 miles [6,393.9 km] to the East

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Taylor, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,903 miles [6,281.3 km] to the East

Arizona

Apache County

Our profile page for Taylor, Apache County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Apache County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Navajo County

Our profile page for Taylor, Navajo County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,082 miles [4,960 km] to the East Southeast

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Arkansas

Columbia County

Our profile page for Taylor, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,630 miles [5,841.9 km] to the East

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Taylor, Lawrence County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lawrence County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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British Columbia

Our profile page for Taylor   [Map]
Distance: About 1,579 miles [2,541.2 km] to the East

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California

Riverside County

Our profile page for Taylor, Riverside County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,967 miles [4,774.9 km] to the East Southeast

Shasta County

Our profile page for Taylor, Shasta County
Although located in Shasta County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Colorado

Pueblo County

Our profile page for Taylor, Pueblo County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Pueblo County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Florida

Baker County

Our profile page for Taylor, Baker County   [Map]
Distance: About 4,107 miles [6,609.6 km] to the East

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Georgia

Crawford County

Our profile page for Taylor, Crawford County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Crawford County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Idaho

Bingham County

Our profile page for Taylor, Bingham County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Bingham County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Bonneville County

Our profile page for Taylor, Bonneville County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Bonneville County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Idaho County

Our profile page for Taylor, Idaho County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,249 miles [3,619.4 km] to the East Southeast

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Illinois

Ogle County

Our profile page for Taylor, Ogle County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Ogle County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Pike County

Our profile page for Taylor, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,315 miles [5,335 km] to the East

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Indiana

Tippecanoe County

Our profile page for Taylor, Tippecanoe County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,385 miles [5,447.6 km] to the East

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Iowa

Pottawattamie County

Our profile page for Taylor, Pottawattamie County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,088 miles [4,969.7 km] to the East

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Kansas

Nemaha County

Our profile page for Taylor, Nemaha County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Nemaha County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Kentucky

Greenup County

Our profile page for Taylor, Greenup County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Greenup County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Louisiana

Bienville Parish

Our profile page for Taylor, Bienville Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 3,673 miles [5,911.1 km] to the East

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Maryland

Harford County

Our profile page for Taylor, Harford County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,717 miles [5,981.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Michigan

Baraga County

Our profile page for Taylor, Baraga County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Baraga County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Isabella County

Our profile page for Taylor, Isabella County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Isabella County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Wayne County

Our profile page for Taylor, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,377 miles [5,434.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Mississippi

Lafayette County

Our profile page for Taylor, Lafayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,670 miles [5,906.3 km] to the East

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Missouri

Marion County

Our profile page for Taylor, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,279 miles [5,277 km] to the East

Ralls County

Our profile page for Taylor, Ralls County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Ralls County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Nebraska

Loup County

Our profile page for Taylor, Loup County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,950 miles [4,747.6 km] to the East

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Nevada

White Pine County

Our profile page for Taylor, White Pine County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 2,680 miles [4,313 km] to the East Southeast

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New Jersey

Burlington County

Our profile page for Taylor, Burlington County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Burlington County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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New York

Cortland County

Our profile page for Taylor, Cortland County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,557 miles [5,724.4 km] to the East Northeast

Livingston County

Our profile page for Taylor, Livingston County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,482 miles [5,603.7 km] to the East Northeast

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North Carolina

Wilson County

Our profile page for Taylor, Wilson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Wilson County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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North Dakota

Stark County

Our profile page for Taylor, Stark County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,574 miles [4,142.5 km] to the East

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Ohio

Franklin County

Our profile page for Taylor, Franklin County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Franklin County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Geauga County

Our profile page for Taylor, Geauga County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Geauga County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Oklahoma

Beckham County

Our profile page for Taylor, Beckham County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,333 miles [5,363.9 km] to the East

Cotton County

Our profile page for Taylor, Cotton County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,427 miles [5,515.2 km] to the East

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Ontario

Our profile page for Taylor   [Map]
Distance: About 3,441 miles [5,537.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Oregon

Multnomah County

Our profile page for Taylor, Multnomah County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Multnomah County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Taylor, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,580 miles [5,761.5 km] to the East Northeast

Lackawanna County

Our profile page for Taylor, Lackawanna County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,631 miles [5,843.5 km] to the East Northeast

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South Carolina

Sumter County

Our profile page for Taylor, Sumter County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Sumter County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Tennessee

Bradley County

Our profile page for Taylor, Bradley County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,754 miles [6,041.5 km] to the East

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Texas

Williamson County

Our profile page for Taylor, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,670 miles [5,906.3 km] to the East

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Utah

Weber County

Our profile page for Taylor, Weber County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,624 miles [4,222.9 km] to the East Southeast

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Virginia

Franklin County

Our profile page for Taylor, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,772 miles [6,070.4 km] to the East Northeast

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West Virginia

Hardy County

Our profile page for Taylor, Hardy County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,682 miles [5,925.6 km] to the East Northeast

Logan County

Our profile page for Taylor, Logan County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Logan County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Wisconsin

Jackson County

Our profile page for Taylor, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,038 miles [4,889.2 km] to the East

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Wyoming

Campbell County

Our profile page for Taylor, Campbell County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Campbell County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Taylor, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,606 miles [4,194 km] to the East Southeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Taylor. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Taylor) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Taylor. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Taylor

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taylor. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 65.7272, Longitude: -164.8486     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Taylor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Taylor to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 17.178 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 22.872 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 357.893 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Taylor, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Taylor.



 
 
 

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