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Taylorsville

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Taylorsville is a town in Alexander County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 2,098 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Alexander County.Taylorsville is part of the Hickory - Lenoir - Morganton Metropolitan Statistical Area.GeographyTaylorsville is located at.According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.1km2, of which 0.01sqkm, or 0.17%, is water.HistoryThe town of Taylorsville was formed in 1847 along with Alexander County. A commission of William Dula of Caldwell County, Dr. James Calloway of Wilkes County, Milton Campbell of Iredell County, and Robert Allen, Reuben Watts and Robert L. Steel of Alexander County were named to select a site as near the center of the county as possible for the seat of justice. The town was named Taylorsville in honor of General Zachary Taylor who at that time was in Mexico engaged in the Mexican–American War.The land for the town was donated by J.M. Bogle who gave 22acre, William Matheson who gave 13acre and James James who gave 11 acres for a total of 46 acres. Most of the land was woodland, and the road from Statesville to Morganton passed to the south of town.
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