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Welcome to Taylor ...
The location of Taylor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Taylor, you might consider that their post office opened in 1874.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Taylor has a population of 2,433 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).
Taylor is located in the (334) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Taylor had an population of 2,433 people. This is an increase of 2.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.19% 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 total 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 (which had 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.
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.
Adding Taylor to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Taylor in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Taylor was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Taylor on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Taylor.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023