According to Williamson County property records the first cemetery land in Taylor was acquired in 1889. A tract of thirty acres in the John Winsett Survey was sold to the City of Taylor by John S. Barues and Jacob S. Whitmore.
The oldest burial site is that of the Vance family which dates back to 1853. The oldest stone marker found is that of John S. Miller who died in 1878 and it is located in the northwestern section of the cemetery.
Today, the City of Taylor Cemetery occupies over 140 acres of rolling hillside located on East Highway 79, 1 mile east of Taylor City Hall.
There are currently 4 developed additions and a 5th addition available for development.
- 1st Addition: 30 acres
- 2nd Addition:17.89 acres
- 3rd Addition:10 acres
- 4th Addition:15 acres
To schedule a Service and Interment, please call the funeral home handling your loved one's service. Services/Interments may be held between 9:00AM and 3:30PM, Monday-Saturday.
*Note: Services/Interments must be scheduled a minimum of 48 hours prior to service time. Weekends and Holidays do not count in this 48 hour time period.
All plot purchases are by appointment. To purchase a plot, please call the Cemetery Coordinator to schedule an appointment.
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For a guideline of what can and cannot be placed on a cemetery space or lot, please see our No Clutter Clause below. Should you still have questions please contact the Cemetery Coordinator.
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