Taylor: Taylor) is a city located in the central part of Wayne County on the Lower Peninsula, Michigan, the United States. The population in the 2010 census was 63,131. It is the 17th largest city in Michigan and the 543rd in the United States. The town was originally called Taylor Township, and the residents of the district voted in May 1968 to approve the incorporation of Taylor City.
|City of Taylor, Michigan|
Blue Arch of Telegraph/94 Bridge
the position of Wayne County in Michigan and Taylor City in the county
Positions in the United States
|organization||1847: Gun-ku (ward)|
|- Type||Act of the Mayor and the City Government Commission|
|- Mayor||Rick Solars|
|· Total||23.64mi2 (61.23 km2)|
|· Land||23.60mi2 (61.12 km2)|
|- Water surface||0.04mi2 (0.10 km2)|
| - Estimate|
|· Density||2,675.0/mi2 (1,032.8/km2)|
|equal time||UTC-5 (Eastern Standard Time)|
|· Daylight saving time||UTC-4 (Eastern Daylight Time)|
|Postal code|| |
|area code||313, 734]|
|GNIS feature ID||1614609|
Taylor Township was named after Zachary Taylor, the military man who became a national hero in the 1840s, and Taylor became the 12th President of the United States of America in 1849. Taylor County Ward was organized on March 16, 1847, separating 24 square miles (62 km2), which was originally a part of Icose County. It is 18 miles (29 km) southwest of Detroit City.
Taylor City is a member of the Detroit Downstream Community. The city has the Southland Shopping Center, the Wall Side Windows factory, the Taylor Sports Plex, the Taylor Meadows Golf Course, the Lakes of Taylor Golf Course, the Oakwood Heritage Hospital, the Michigan Police Metro South Post, and the Wayne County Community College Dunriver Campus. Taylor is the place where Hungry Haws Pizza was born. There is a large park called the Heritage Park, which includes a baseball field, a soccer field, a pavilion, a grille, a picnic table, a rest room, a game parlor, historical buildings, stores, a catch and release fishing moat, a one-third mile (530 meters) walk, a sidewalk system, an paleogenic nature area, a park bench, a picnic garden, and a pet farm. The park is home to the Taylor South Little League, the Junior League World Series and the Taylor Soccer Club. Detroit Waza of the Professional Arena Soccer League plays a home game at Taylor Sports Plex. Steve Abery, a Major League Baseball player, grew up here and graduated from John F. Kennedy High School. It is also the birthplace of Joe C, a side kick of a rapper Kid Rock. Joe C died in 2000 at the age of 26. Many residents of the city are said to be from the south, so they are sometimes called 'Taylor Tucky.'
Three United States presidents of the United States of America, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, have visited Taylor City.
According to the National Census Bureau, the total area of the city is 23.64 square miles (61.23 km2), of which land area is 23.60 square miles (61.12 km2), water area is 0.04 square miles (0.10 km 2) and water area is 0.17%.
- Interstate Expressway Route 94 runs east-west between the Vanbourne Road and the Icose Road in the northern part of the city
- Interstate Highway Route No. 75 runs through the southwest corner of the city
- It runs north-south along National Route 24, another name for Telegraph Road, and the center of the city, and functions as a major main street in the city. In the summer of 2005, a large blue bridge was constructed at the intersection of the Telegraph Road and the Interstate Expressway Route 94 to prepare for the 40th Super Bowl to be held in Detroit the following year. Called the Gateway Bridge, it is the "Entrance to Detroit" from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Detroit City.
Other major roads
- The Eureka Road is an important east-west road in the city, with Taylor's shopping district crossing the Interstate Expressway Route 75.
- The Van Bone Road is the northern border between Taylor and Dearborn Heights. head north east of Taylor's city to become Southfield Freeway
- The Goddard Road runs east-west through the center of the city, and there is a city government building near the intersection with the Telegraph Road
- The North Line Road is an east-west road running one mile (1.6 km) south of the Goddard Road, and has Wayne Community College and the south exit of Heritage Park
- The Allen Road and the Pelham Road both border the east side of the city. The Allen Road runs north-south as a boundary between Taylor and the South Gate, then turns northeast to Allen Park, and the city with Allen Park becomes the Pelham Road
- The Incester Road and the Pennsylvania Road are on the western and southern borders of Taylor
|U.S. Decennial Census|
The following is demographic data from the 2010 census.
Households and family (number of households)
The following is demographic data from the 2000 census.
Households and family (number of households)
income and family
Taylor City borders seven other cities and counties.
The city of Taylor includes the school, Downriver Campus, church, park, golf course, recreation center, library, Oakland Health System's Heritage Hospital in the Wayne County Community College District, as well as commercial and industrial areas, restaurants, and shopping districts. The Southland Shopping Center is a regional shopping mall with more than 100 stores, and was opened in 1970 on the Eureka and Purdi roads. The flagship stores include Macies, J.C. Penny, Best Buy, FOREVER 21, Shou Carnival and Alta. In addition to the Southland Shopping Center, there are Wal-Mart's Super Store, Target Corporation's Super Store, Meier's Super Store, Calls, Barlin's Right Court Factory, Dick's Sporting Goods, Joe Ann, Bed Bus and Beyond, Kmart, Cloger and The Home Depot. In 2014, 80 acres (320,000 meters 2) of land along the Eureka Road and Interstate Expressway Route 75, previously owned by the Gibraltar Trade Center, were redeveloped, and it was announced that seven large suburban stores, including Menade, would be built.
At the head office of Masco Corporation, Taylor City is the 13th largest public company in Michigan. It has been headquartered in Taylor since Alex Manugian founded in 1929.
Taylor City belongs to the Taylor School District, and the high schools include Harry S. Truman High School along the Beach Daily Road and John F. Kennedy High School along the North Line Road.
Other educational facilities include:
- Taylor Reserve Chartered High School
- Taylor Exemplar Academy
- Baptist Park School
- Tririam Academy
- Wayne County Community College, Downriver Campus
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Detroit operated St. Cyril Elementary School, St. Pascal Elementary School and St. Alfred Elementary School. In 2000, St. Kirill and St. Pascal merged to become Taylor Catholic School, which was closed in 2007. Archbishop Saint Alfred says that St. Alfred Elementary School will eventually be closed.
Oakwood Hospital - Originally Heritage Hospital
well known native
- Steve Avery - Major League Baseball players, Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers
- ^ a "US Gateter files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Read on November 25, 2012.
- ^ a "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Read on November 25, 2012.
- ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Read on June 3, 2013.
- ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Taylor, MI
- ^ Wallside Windows Factory
- ^ "Taylor Sportsplex - Hockey, Soccer, and Activity Center - Taylor, Michigan". taylorsportsplex.com. Read on June 15, 2016.
- ^ Professional Arena Soccer League Website
- ^ Detroit Metro Times Archive January 4, 2014 - Weyback Machine
- ^ Downriver: Close to Detroit, Far from "Taylortucky" August 2012; public radio affiliated with Wayne State University, Michigan Archived December 5, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
- ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Read on June 4, 2015.
- ^ Taylor Prep Official Website
- ^ National Heritage Academies
- ^ Taylor Exemplar Academy Official Website
- ^ Baptist Park School Official Website
- ^ Trillium Academy Official Website
- ^ WCCCD Official Website
- Official Website of the City of Taylor - Official Site
- Downriver Community Conference