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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Taylor to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a city 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:

  • Magnolia [Map], which is the Seat of Columbia County, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Taylor to Magnolia, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 128 miles [206 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 999 miles [1,607.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 39 days and walking would take 57 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,840 miles [11,007.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,566 miles [12,176.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,442 miles [8,758.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Taylor ...

We have found 55 communities that share the name Taylor.

Within Arkansas, there is just one other community named Taylor. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 54 communities in the United States and Canada - with 53 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Arkansas

Communities outside of Arkansas


Communities Outside of Arkansas

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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 county.

Houston County

Our profile page for Taylor, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 485 miles [780.5 km] to the East Southeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Taylor, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 427 miles [687.2 km] to the East

Alaska

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

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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 county.

Navajo County

Our profile page for Taylor, Navajo County   [Map]
Distance: About 957 miles [1,540.1 km] to the West

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British Columbia

Our profile page for Taylor   [Map]
Distance: About 2,052 miles [3,302.4 km] to the North Northwest

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California

Riverside County

Our profile page for Taylor, Riverside County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,321 miles [2,125.9 km] to the West

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 county.

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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 county.

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Florida

Baker County

Our profile page for Taylor, Baker County   [Map]
Distance: About 680 miles [1,094.4 km] to the East Southeast

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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 county.

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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 county.

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 county.

Idaho County

Our profile page for Taylor, Idaho County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,491 miles [2,399.5 km] to the Northwest

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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 county.

Pike County

Our profile page for Taylor, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 469 miles [754.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Indiana

Tippecanoe County

Our profile page for Taylor, Tippecanoe County   [Map]
Distance: About 616 miles [991.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Iowa

Pottawattamie County

Our profile page for Taylor, Pottawattamie County   [Map]
Distance: About 575 miles [925.4 km] to the North

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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 county.

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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 county.

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Louisiana

Bienville Parish

Our profile page for Taylor, Bienville Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 43 miles [69.2 km] to the South Southeast

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Maryland

Harford County

Our profile page for Taylor, Harford County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,040 miles [1,673.7 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 county.

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 county.

Wayne County

Our profile page for Taylor, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 839 miles [1,350.2 km] to the Northeast

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Mississippi

Lafayette County

Our profile page for Taylor, Lafayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 237 miles [381.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Missouri

Marion County

Our profile page for Taylor, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 484 miles [778.9 km] to the North Northeast

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 county.

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Nebraska

Loup County

Our profile page for Taylor, Loup County   [Map]
Distance: About 680 miles [1,094.4 km] to the North Northwest

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Nevada

White Pine County

Our profile page for Taylor, White Pine County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,250 miles [2,011.7 km] to the West Northwest

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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 county.

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New York

Cortland County

Our profile page for Taylor, Cortland County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,156 miles [1,860.4 km] to the Northeast

Livingston County

Our profile page for Taylor, Livingston County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,082 miles [1,741.3 km] to the 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 county.

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North Dakota

Stark County

Our profile page for Taylor, Stark County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,062 miles [1,709.1 km] to the North Northwest

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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 county.

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 county.

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Oklahoma

Beckham County

Our profile page for Taylor, Beckham County   [Map]
Distance: About 369 miles [593.8 km] to the West Northwest

Cotton County

Our profile page for Taylor, Cotton County   [Map]
Distance: About 289 miles [465.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Ontario

Our profile page for Taylor   [Map]
Distance: About 1,209 miles [1,945.7 km] to the 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 county.

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Taylor, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 906 miles [1,458.1 km] to the Northeast

Lackawanna County

Our profile page for Taylor, Lackawanna County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,127 miles [1,813.7 km] to the 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 county.

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Tennessee

Bradley County

Our profile page for Taylor, Bradley County   [Map]
Distance: About 515 miles [828.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Texas

Williamson County

Our profile page for Taylor, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 290 miles [466.7 km] to the Southwest

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Utah

Weber County

Our profile page for Taylor, Weber County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,164 miles [1,873.3 km] to the Northwest

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Virginia

Franklin County

Our profile page for Taylor, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 813 miles [1,308.4 km] to the East Northeast

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West Virginia

Hardy County

Our profile page for Taylor, Hardy County   [Map]
Distance: About 904 miles [1,454.8 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 county.

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Wisconsin

Jackson County

Our profile page for Taylor, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 784 miles [1,261.7 km] to the North

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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 county.

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Taylor, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,138 miles [1,831.4 km] to the Northwest

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Taylor ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Experiment   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North of Taylor   [Map]
Forest Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Friendship   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Harmony   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hunt   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rocky Mound   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Timothy (LA) (Historic)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Walnut Grove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Welcome   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Woodlawn (LA)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Taylor. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Travis Calvin 'Stonewall' Jackson
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Waldo (Arkansas) on Monday November 2, 1903 and died in Waldo (Arkansas) on Monday July 27, 1987 at an age of 83. He was buried at Waldo Cemetery (Columbia County, Arkansas) [Map].

Waldo [Map] is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast of Taylor

Waldo [Map] is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast of Taylor

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Travis Calvin 'Stonewall' Jackson<9>

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Taylor. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1022, Longitude: -93.4607     [Map].

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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 angle) to Jerusalem is 317.788 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.007 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.148 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 (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Taylor could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. 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 - we're working to straighten it all out.

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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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<9>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Taylor.



 
 
 

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