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Taylorsville is a town in Alexander County, in the Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Gen. Zachary Taylor
The latitude of Taylorsville is 35.921N. The longitude is -81.176W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,240 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,846.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Taylorsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alexander County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28681 ZIP code.
13% of Taylorsville residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Taylorsville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Taylorsville was $14,876, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Taylorsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Taylorsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $340. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $717.
Libraries in Taylorsville include Alexander County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Taylorsville include Taylorsville Times
Alexander County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Taylorsville political report.
The average commute time for Taylorsville workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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