Taylor County

Taylor County is located in Northwest Florida in the Panhandle bordering the Gulf of Mexico and Jefferson, Madison, Lafayette and Dixie Counties. 

Taylor County was established from a portion of Madison County in 1856 and named for Zachary Taylor, Commander of the Federal forces during the Second Seminole War and 12th President of the U.S.

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Population - 2000
19,256
Population - 2010
22,570
Population - 2015 Est
22,824
Land Area (sq mi)
1,043
Water Area (sq mi)
189
Total Area (sq mi)
1,232
Average Rainfall
59
Temperature - Average High
82
Temperature - Average Low
56

Over 3,500 students are enrolled in Taylor County’s 9 public schools. Taylor County High School prides itself for having an Army JROTC unit which has been an Honor Unit with recognition for 27 consecutive years.

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