A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Taylortown.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Taylortown, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Taylortown and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Taylortown and surrounding area.
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track across the sky.
To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass the location for Taylortown. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Taylortown.
Bird Watching ...
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a parish-by-parish basis. We have selected Bossier Parish as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Bossier Parish sighting report from eBird.
Since Taylortown is near Caddo Parish and also De Soto Parish, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
The Waymark.com website, centered on Taylortown.
How Far From Taylortown to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Taylortown to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Taylortown and extending to:
Communities Also Named Taylortown ...
We have found 14 communities that share the name Taylortown.
Within Louisiana, there is just one other community named Taylortown. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 13 communities in the United States - with 14 of those located in the United States.
We have broken our list into two sections:
Communities Outside of Louisiana
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New Castle County
Distance: About 1,116 miles [1,796 km] to the East Northeast.
Our profile page for Taylortown, Ohio County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Ohio County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.
Saint Francois County
Our profile page for Taylortown, Saint Francois County
Although located in Saint Francois County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.
Distance: About 1,212 miles [1,950.5 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 1,240 miles [1,995.6 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 831 miles [1,337.4 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 908 miles [1,461.3 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 842 miles [1,355.1 km] to the Northeast.
Our profile page for Taylortown, Greene County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Greene County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.
Distance: About 446 miles [717.8 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 463 miles [745.1 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 414 miles [666.3 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 437 miles [703.3 km] to the East Northeast.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Taylortown ...
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.
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 Taylortown. 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.
Musician. He was born in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Thursday July 12, 1934 and died in Fort Worth (Texas) on Wednesday February 27, 2013 at an age of 78. He was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (Tarrant County, Texas) [Map].
Howard Elton 'Crockett' Hausey
Singer, songwriter. He was born in Yellow Pine (Louisiana) on Friday December 25, 1925 and died in Fort Worth (Texas) on Saturday December 31, 1994 at an age of 69. He was buried at Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park (Tarrant County, Texas) [Map].
Gary Lynn 'Big Hands' Johnson
Professional football. He was born in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Sunday August 31, 1952 and died in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Wednesday August 4, 2010 at an age of 58. He was buried at Hillcrest Memorial Park (Bossier Parish, Louisiana) [Map].
Will J. 'Dub' Jones
Musician. He was born in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Monday May 14, 1928 and died in Long Beach (California) on Sunday January 16, 2000 at an age of 71. He was buried at Riverside National Cemetery (Riverside County, California) [Map].
Songwriter. He was born in Minden (Louisiana) on Thursday August 12, 1920 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday August 11, 1984 at an age of 64. He was buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
John Thomas Scopes, Sr.
Substitute schoolteacher, defendant at the 'Monkey Trial' of 1925. He was born in Paducah (Kentucky) on Friday August 3, 1900 and died in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Wednesday October 21, 1970 at an age of 70. He was buried at Oak Grove Cemetery (McCracken County, Kentucky) [Map].
Charlotte Shelby (Born as Lily Pearl Miles Reilly)
Actress. She was born in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Wednesday December 19, 1877 and died in Santa Monica (California) on Wednesday March 13, 1957 at an age of 79.
Frank Sutton (Frank Spencer Sutton)
Actor. He was born in Clarksville (Tennessee) on Tueday October 23, 1923 and died in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Friday June 28, 1974 at an age of 50. He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Montgomery County, Tennessee) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Taylortown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Bossier Parish: www.mybossier.com/
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Aug 2019