Taylorville, California

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Taylorville
Former settlement
Taylorville is located in California
Taylorville
Taylorville
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°01′45″N 122°44′27″W / 38.02917°N 122.74083°W / 38.02917; -122.74083Coordinates: 38°01′45″N 122°44′27″W / 38.02917°N 122.74083°W / 38.02917; -122.74083
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
Elevation [1] 141 ft (43 m)

Taylorville is a former settlement in Marin County, California.[1] It was located on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad 11 miles (18 km) west-southwest of downtown Novato,[2] at an elevation of 141 feet (43 m).[1] Taylorville still appeared on maps as of 1914.[1]

The name honors Samuel P. Taylor, founder of the first paper mill on the West Coast.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Taylorville, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 712. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.