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Welcome to Taylor ...

The city of Taylor is located in Williamson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Taylor has a population of 16,857 people<1> (see below for details).

Taylor is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Taylor is located in the (512) area code.

The ZIP code for Taylor: 76574<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Taylor had a population of 15,191 people. This makes Taylor the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Taylor represents 0.06% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 160th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,191 people, the population of Taylor increased 11.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,575 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Taylor had an population of 16,857 people. This is an increase of 10.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.18% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Taylor ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Taylor and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bartlett   [Map]   2,752   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Elgin   [Map]   9,323   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   67,140   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Granger   [Map]   1,514   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hutto   [Map]   23,832   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jarrell   [Map]   1,346   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Taylor.

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), 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, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Taylor. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Taylor. Our list includes 17 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Taylor:

Websites for Taylor ...

Official Website: www.ci.taylor.tx.us/

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Taylor, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Taylor.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Taylor. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Taylor: www.ci.taylor.tx.us/

The official website for Williamson County: www.wilco.org/

The official website for State of Texas: www.texas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Taylor.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Taylor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Taylor. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5735, Longitude: -97.4215     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Taylor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Taylor.