Taylor Landing, Texas

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Taylor Landing, Texas
Location of Taylor Landing, Texas
Location of Taylor Landing, Texas
Coordinates: 29°51′56″N 94°8′7″W / 29.86556°N 94.13528°W / 29.86556; -94.13528Coordinates: 29°51′56″N 94°8′7″W / 29.86556°N 94.13528°W / 29.86556; -94.13528
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyJefferson
Area
 • Total1.06 sq mi (2.74 km2)
 • Land1.05 sq mi (2.72 km2)
 • Water0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
10 ft (3 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total228
 • Density217/sq mi (83.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
77705
Area code(s)409
FIPS code48-71966
GNIS feature ID2078998

Taylor Landing is a city in Jefferson County, Texas, United States. It had a population of 228 at the 2010 census.[1]

The city, formerly part of Port Arthur's extraterritorial jurisdiction, voted to incorporate in an election held on September 10, 2005. A total of 124 votes were cast, 80 (64.5%) in favor of incorporation and 44 (35.5%) against.

Taylor Landing is part of the Beaumont–Port Arthur metropolitan area.

Geography[edit]

Taylor Landing is located near the geographic center of Jefferson County at 29°51′44″N 94°07′52″W / 29.86222°N 94.13111°W / 29.86222; -94.13111 (29.862220, -94.131081), 13 miles (21 km) west of Port Arthur in Jefferson County. Texas State Highway 73 forms the southern boundary of the city, leading east to Port Arthur and west 15 miles (24 km) to Winnie.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010228
Est. 2016237[2]3.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

City government[edit]

The Taylor Landing city government consists of a mayor and two commissioners. The mayor and commissioners serve two-year terms. The terms are staggered to prevent all commissioners from being replaced at one time. A sub-committee of the City Commission, the Public Works Committee, is responsible for operations of the city's public utility systems and streets. The committee consists of a public works director and four members all appointed by the City Commission. A City Clerk is appointed by the commission and is responsible for city financial and administrative activities. All elected and appointed officials serve without pay.[citation needed]

Education[edit]

Public education in the city of Taylor Landing is provided by the Hamshire-Fannett Independent School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Taylor Landing city, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 13, 2018.
  2. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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