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Encyclopedia > Taylor County, Florida

Taylor County is a county located in the state of Florida. As of 2000, the population is 19,256. Its county seat is Perry, Florida6. Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat, in the United States, is a town which forms the seat of government of a county. ... Perry is a city located in Taylor County, Florida. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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History

Taylor County was created in 1856. It was named for Zachary Taylor, twelfth President of the United States of America, who served from 1849 to 1851. 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850), also known as Old Rough and Ready, was the twelfth President of the United States, serving from 1849 to 1850. ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1851 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,191 km² (1,232 mi²). 2,699 km² (1,042 mi²) of it is land and 492 km² (190 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 15.43% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 19,256 people, 7,176 households, and 5,130 families residing in the county. The population density is 7/km² (18/mi²). There are 9,646 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (9/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 77.84% White, 19.04% Black or African American, 0.98% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. 1.53% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 7,176 households out of which 31.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.50% are married couples living together, 14.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.50% are non-families. 24.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.51 and the average family size is 2.95. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 28.30% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 104.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 104.80 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $30,032, and the median income for a family is $35,061. Males have a median income of $27,967 versus $19,054 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,281. 18.00% of the population and 14.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 22.20% of those under the age of 18 and 17.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Perry is a city located in Taylor County, Florida. ...

External links

Government links/Constitutional offices

  • Taylor County Board of County Commissioners
  • Taylor County Supervisor of Elections
  • Taylor County Property Appraiser
  • Taylor County Sheriff's Office
  • Taylor County Tax Collector

Special districts

  • Taylor County Schools District
  • Suwannee River Water Management District

Judicial branch

  • Taylor County Clerk of Courts
  • Public Defender, 3rd Judicial Circuit of Florida serving Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, and Taylor Counties
  • Office of the State Attorney, 3rd Judicial Circuit of Florida
  • Circuit and County Court for the 3rd Judicial Circuit of Florida

Dixie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Hamilton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Lafayette County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Suwannee County is a county located in the state of Florida. ...

Tourism links

  • Taylor County Tourism Development Council
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Taylor County, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (420 words)
Taylor County is a county located in the state of Florida.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 28.30% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.10% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $30,032, and the median income for a family is $35,061.
Encyclopedia: Taylor County, Florida (2654 words)
A county seat, in the United States, is a town which forms the seat of government of a county.
Dixie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
The Florida Panhandle is the region of the state of Florida which includes the westernmost 16 counties in the state.
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