Taylor Landing, Texas

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Taylor Landing, Texas
City
Location of Taylor Landing, Texas
Location of Taylor Landing, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Jefferson
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Taylor Landing is a city in Jefferson County, Texas, United States. It had an estimated population of 230 in 2012.[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 Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Taylor Landing is located at 29°51′44″N 94°07′52″W / 29.86222°N 94.13111°W / 29.86222; -94.13111 (29.862220, -94.131081), approximately 7 miles west of Port Arthur in Jefferson County.

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.

Education[edit]

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

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