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Welcome to Taylor ...

Taylor is located in Lackawanna 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 5,913 people<3> (see below for details).

Taylor is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Taylor had an population of 5,913 people. This is a decrease of 5.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Taylor had a population of 6,263 people. This makes Taylor the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Taylor represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 142nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,263 people, the population of Taylor decreased 3.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,475 people).

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

Communities Also Named Taylor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Taylor: This one is located in Lackawanna County and the other is located in Allegheny County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, 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), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Oregon, 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.

  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkes-Barre
    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Taylor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkes-Barre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkes-Barre<6>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
    • Kingston [Luzerne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Taylor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
  • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nanticoke
    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Taylor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nanticoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<6>
  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Taylor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pittston [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittston
      • Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,802 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<6>
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archbald have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archbald
      • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,030 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archbald
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<6>
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blakely have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blakely
      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,210 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakely
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<6>
    • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,794 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<6>
    • Dickson City [Lackawanna County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickson City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dickson City
      • Dickson City [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,761 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickson City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dickson City<6>
    • Exeter [Luzerne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exeter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exeter
      • Exeter [Luzerne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Taylor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,541 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exeter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Exeter<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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Lackawanna County

About Pennsylvania

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 Lackawanna County: www.lackawannacounty.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Lackawanna, 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' (or point-to-point) distance. 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, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3929, Longitude: -75.7132       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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