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Welcome to Taylor ...

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

The location of Taylor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Taylor has a population of 2,383 people<2> (see below for details).

Taylor is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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 Jakin (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Taylor is within the boundaries of the (334) area code.

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Taylor had an population of 2,383 people. This is an increase of 0.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.55% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Taylor ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Dothan   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Taylor

Daleville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Taylor

Located in Dale County

Headland   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Taylor

Located in Henry County

Hartford   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Taylor

Located in Geneva County

Midland City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Taylor

Located in Dale County

Kinsey   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Taylor

Graceville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Taylor

Located in Jackson County (FL)

Ashford   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Taylor

Cowarts   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Taylor

Slocomb   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Taylor

Located in Geneva County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Taylor. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Taylor.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Taylor.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Taylor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1652, Longitude: -85.4697     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Taylor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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This page was last modified: 19 Aug 2019