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Welcome to Taylor ...

The village of Taylor is located in Lafayette County<1>.

The location of Taylor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Taylor has a population of 444 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Taylor.

Taylor is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Taylor lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Taylor is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Taylor had an population of 444 people. This is an increase of 37.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 53.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Taylor had a population of 322 people. This makes Taylor the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Taylor represents 0.01% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 247th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 322 people, the population of Taylor increased 11.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 289 people).

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

Adding Taylor to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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.

In addition, we also found mention of Taylor elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Taylor on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Taylor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Michigan (3), 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.

  • Oxford [Lafayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
    • Oxford [Lafayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Taylor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,122 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<6>
  • Batesville [Panola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batesville
    • Batesville [Panola County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Taylor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesville<6>
  • Water Valley [Yalobusha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Water Valley
    • Water Valley [Yalobusha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Taylor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,255 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Water Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Water Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Water Valley<6>
  • Abbeville [Lafayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbeville
    • Abbeville [Lafayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Taylor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alesville [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alesville
      • Alesville [Lafayette County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Taylor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alesville
    • De Lay [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Lay
      • De Lay [Lafayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Taylor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Lay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Lay
    • Altus [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altus
      • Altus [Lafayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Taylor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altus
    • Courtland [Panola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Courtland
      • Courtland [Panola County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the west of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
    • Toccopola [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toccopola
      • Toccopola [Pontotoc County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the east of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toccopola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toccopola
    • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffeeville
      • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the south of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 826 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffeeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coffeeville<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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Lafayette County

About Mississippi

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 State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Lafayette, 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 have 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 (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, 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: 34.2702, Longitude: -89.5793       In this case, the coordinates for Taylor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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