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Facts About Taylorsville
Taylorsville was incorporated from the Taylorsville-Bennion CDP and portions of the Kearns metro township on July 1, 1996.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.85 square miles, all land.
Settled in 1848 by Joseph and Susanna Harker, the area was named, “Over Jordan,” as they had to cross over the Jordan River to get there. Eventually, the area grew and was re-named Taylorsville.
Taylorsville is a city in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The estimated population of Taylorsville is 60,138, as of 2019.
Taylorsville is governed by a five-member city council, mayor, and presiding judge representing the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government.
The area called Taylorsville today is made up of two historic communities in the central part of Salt Lake County: Taylorsville and Bennion.
The elevation of Taylorsville is 1,309 m, above sea level.
Taylorsville is located at 40°39′18″N 111°56′58″W (40.654930, -111.949454).
The city was named in honour of John Taylor, the president of the Latter Day Saints Church.