Taylor, Missouri

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Taylor is an unincorporated community in northeastern Marion County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located at the northern junction of U.S. Routes 24 and 61, about five miles west of Quincy, Illinois and eight miles north of Palmyra. The community is part of the Hannibal Micropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Taylor has been in operation since 1873.[2] The community was named after Captain John Taylor, the proprietor of a local mill.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Taylor, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Marion County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 3, 2016. 

Coordinates: 39°56′17″N 91°31′26″W / 39.93806°N 91.52389°W / 39.93806; -91.52389