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Welcome to Taylor ...

The town of Taylor is primarily located in Houston County<1>. A portion of Taylor extends into Geneva County.

The location of Taylor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Taylor has a population of 2,428 people<3> (see below for details).

Taylor is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Taylor lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Taylor (for example, toward Cedar Springs (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Taylor: (334)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Taylor had an population of 2,428 people. This is an increase of 2.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Taylor had a population of 2,375 people. This makes Taylor the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Taylor represents 0.05% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 159th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,375 people, the population of Taylor increased 25.13% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,898 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Taylor.

Communities Also Named Taylor ...

While we believe that this Taylor is located in Houston County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Taylor. Those communities are located in the following counties: Geneva and Montgomery County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 55 communities that are also named Taylor - they are located in Alaska, Arizona (2), Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho (3), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (3), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Taylor.

Communities near Taylor ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Taylor.

  • Dothan [Houston County]
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    • Dothan [Houston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Taylor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 68,941 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dothan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dothan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dothan<6>
  • Daleville [Dale County]
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    • Daleville [Dale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Taylor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,102 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daleville<6>
  • Headland [Henry County]
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    • Headland [Henry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Taylor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,712 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Headland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Headland<6>
  • Hartford [Geneva County]
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    • Hartford [Geneva County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Taylor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,578 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Midland City [Dale County]
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      • Midland City [Dale County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,358 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midland City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midland City<6>
    • Kinsey [Houston County]
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      • Kinsey [Houston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,267 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinsey
    • Ashford [Houston County]
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      • Ashford [Houston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,181 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashford<6>
    • Graceville [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graceville
      • Graceville [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,125 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graceville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graceville<6>
    • Cowarts [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowarts
      • Cowarts [Houston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,079 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowarts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowarts
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowarts<6>
    • Slocomb [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slocomb
      • Slocomb [Geneva County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,898 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slocomb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slocomb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slocomb<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Taylor. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Taylor.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Taylor. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Taylor.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Taylor. See our Newspapers Page for Taylor.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Taylor ...

Looking for more information about Taylor? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Taylor, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Taylor.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Taylor. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Houston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Taylor.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Taylor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Taylor

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taylor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1652, Longitude: -85.4697       In this case, the coordinates for Taylor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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