Taylor Landing, Texas

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Taylor Landing, Texas
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)
Area code(s) 409

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.


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.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 228
Est. 2015 233 [2] 2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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.


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


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