kids encyclopedia robot

Taylorville, Indiana facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Taylorville
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Vigo County
Township Sugar Creek Township
Elevation
180 m (591 ft)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47885
Area code(s) 812
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.

History

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

Geography

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.

kids search engine
Taylorville, Indiana Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.