Introduction to Taylor, Michigan
Taylor, Michigan, in Wayne county, is 13 miles SW of Detroit, Michigan. The city is considered part of the Detroit metropolitan area. Taylor has a population of 65,868.
The township of Taylor was originally named as a tribute to Zachary Taylor, a national military hero in the 1840s. He later went on to become the 12th President of the United States. The Taylor Township was organized on March 16, 1847. The area included 24 square miles of land that were formerly a part of the Ecorse Township.
Taylor and nearby Attractions
- Heritage Park
- Taylor Parks & Recreation
- Ford Rouge Factory
- Riverview Recreation
- Automotive Hall of Fame Library
- Homer Howard Park
Things To Do In Taylor
The Heritage Park offers a wide variety of activities for people of all ages. It features soccer fields, a swimming pool, a playground, walking trails and picnic areas. There are also many restaurants in the city where you can head for a delightful culinary experience.
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County is the nearest major airport.
Taylor Higher Education
Some of the colleges situated in the city include Taylortown School of Beauty Inc, Ross Medical Education Center and Theresa A. Morse School of Real Estate.