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

The community of Grafton is the Seat for Taylor County.

Taylor County was founded in 1844. Taylor was created by taking area from Barbour, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Taylor had a population of 16,328 people. This is an increase of 1.49% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,089 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Taylor represented 0.89% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 35th most populous county (out of 55 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201016,895+5.01%+3.47% since 2009
200916,328+1.49%+0.24% since 2008
200816,289+1.24%+0.53% since 2007
200716,203+0.71% 
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200016,089The Last Census

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

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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