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Welcome to Taylor ...

The city of Taylor is located in Wayne County<1>.

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 1958.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Taylor has a population of 60,949 people<3> (see below for details).

Taylor is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Taylor lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Taylor lies within the (313) area code.

The ZIP code for Taylor: 48180<5>

Websites for Taylor ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Taylor had an population of 60,949 people. This is a decrease of 3.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Taylor had a population of 63,131 people. This makes Taylor the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Taylor represents 0.64% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 63,131 people, the population of Taylor decreased 4.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 65,868 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 Wayne County, we know of another 2 Michigan communities named Taylor. Those communities are located in the following counties: Baraga and Isabella County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 55 communities that are also named Taylor - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arizona (2), Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho (3), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, 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.

  • Detroit
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Windsor
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Dearborn
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Livonia
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Westland
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Farmington Hills
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington Hills
    • Farmington Hills is located in Oakland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,017 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington Hills <6>
  • Southfield
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Novi
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Novi
    • Novi is located in Oakland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,852 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Novi <6>
  • Royal Oak
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Dearborn Heights
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dearborn Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dearborn Heights
    • Dearborn Heights is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,027 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dearborn Heights <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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Taylor, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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.<7>

From that list, the Taylor post office opened in 1958.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Taylor.

The official website for Taylor:

The official website for Wayne County:

The official website for State of Michigan:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Wayne, 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 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>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Taylor). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Taylor or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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