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Taylorville, Indiana
Location of Taylorville in Vigo County, Indiana.
Location of Taylorville in Vigo County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vigo
Township Sugar Creek
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
469 ft (143 m)
 • Total 38
 • Density 251.66/sq mi (97.24/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 812, 930
FIPS code 18-18658
GNIS feature ID 444608

Taylorville, also known as Taylorsville or Dresser, is an unincorporated community in eastern Sugar Creek Township, Vigo County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute metropolitan area. Though the United States Board on Geographic Names has officially designated the area as Taylorville, the 2010 United States Census considered the area a census designated place called Dresser.


A post office was established under the name Dresser in 1932, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1935.


Taylorville is located at 39°27′45″N 87°25′25″W / 39.46250°N 87.42361°W / 39.46250; -87.42361 at an elevation of 591 feet. Located very near the Wabash River, the town is nestled between Terre Haute and West Terre Haute.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 104
2020 38 −63.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the 2010 Census, the CDP of Dresser had 104 residents. All 104 residents were White and the median age was 38 years old.

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