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Welcome to Taylorsville ...

The town of Taylorsville is located in Smith County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Taylorsville has a population of 1,245 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

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

Telephone area codes for Taylorsville: (601) and (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Taylorsville had an population of 1,245 people. This is a decrease of 7.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Taylorsville had a population of 1,353 people (or 8.2% of the total population of Smith County). This makes Taylorsville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Taylorsville represents 0.05% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,353 people, the population of Taylorsville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,341 people).

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

Adding Taylorsville 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 Taylorsville 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 Taylorsville 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 Taylorsville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Taylorsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Taylorsville: This one is located in Smith County and the other is located in Hinds County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 21 communities that are also named Taylorsville - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Taylorsville.

Communities near Taylorsville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Taylorsville.

  • Magee [Simpson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magee
    • Magee [Simpson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Taylorsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,097 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magee<7>
  • Collins [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collins
    • Collins [Covington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Taylorsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<7>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Springs
    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Taylorsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<7>
  • Raleigh [Smith County]
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    • Raleigh [Smith County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Taylorsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,411 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
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      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Taylorsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Taylorsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Mize [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mize
      • Mize [Smith County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Taylorsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<7>
    • Seminary [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Taylorsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<7>
    • Louin [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louin
      • Louin [Jasper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Taylorsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louin
    • Sylvarena [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvarena
      • Sylvarena [Smith County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Taylorsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvarena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvarena

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 Taylorsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Taylorsville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Taylorsville. 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 Taylorsville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Taylorsville. See our Newspapers Page for Taylorsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Taylorsville ...

Looking for more information about Taylorsville? 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 Taylorsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Taylorsville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Smith County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Taylorsville. 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 Smith, 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 Taylorsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Taylorsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Taylorsville) 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 Taylorsville. 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 Taylorsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taylorsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8316, Longitude: -89.4326       In this case, the coordinates for Taylorsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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