The community offers a wide range of community facilities
including a library, one golf course, museums, 10 roping arenas, two rodeo
arenas, an indoor Olympic-size swimming pool, and three parks with the
following facilities: four lighted tennis courts, basketball, volleyball and
racquetball courts, picnic and barbecue areas, and an amphitheater (available
in Snowflake and Taylor).
The traditional Fourth of July celebration offers may activities
including the firing of the anvil at 4 a.m., a patriotic program, a rodeo, a
barbecue, fireworks and dances. This celebration has traditionally been used
for family reunions.
The Annual Sweet Corn Festival is over the Labor Day Weekend in
Taylor. Youths are urged to plant plots of sweet corn and compete for prizes.
In addition, there are parades, barbecues, kid's rodeos, dances and exhibits of
arts and crafts and tours of the Taylor Museum. A distance run and bike-a-thon
are held annually.
In addition to communication resources from the rest of the
state, Taylor receives radio stations from Holbrook and Showlow, and 16
television channels via cable, four Tucson channels via antenna.
There are four public elementary, one junior high, one high school
and one private school (grades 1-12) in the Snowflake/Taylor area.
College (NPC), a nationally accredited community college, has a campus in
the Taylor area. Areas of study include occupational, academic, and vocational
community has two medical clinics, four physicians, three chiropractors, one
optometrist (part-time), and two emergency ambulances serving Taylor and
Snowflake. Complete medical facilities are available in Show Low, 19 miles
There are two financial institutions in the area: Norwest Bank in
Snowflake and Frontier State Bank in Taylor. The Northern Arizona Council of
Governments (NACOG) located in Flagstaff services this area with a Revolving
Loan Program for new and existing businesses. Inquiries can be made through
WMRDC, PO Box 3440, Show Low, AZ 85901. The Navajo County Industrial
Development Authority handles information related to private activity bonds.
Inquiries can be made through the Navajo County IDBA, 819 W. Florida, Holbrook,
AZ 86025. Additionally, Navajo County businesses are eligible for assistance in
financing fixed assets through the Arizona Department of Commerce Finance
Town of Taylor is governed by a mayor and six council members and protected by
Taylor/Snowflake officers and Navajo County deputies. The fire department has
15 volunteers and six reserves.
Residents of Taylor have access to the Taylor Airport, which has a
7,200 foot runway.
There is one 17-acre park with utilities. Contact the Town of
Lodging & Meeting Facilities
Taylor has one motel with 42 units and Snowflake has one motel
with 36 units; eight trailer parks are also available. There are several
meeting facilities with the largest seating 1,000.
Average Temperature (°F)
*Snowflake Reporting Station.
Average Total Snow,
Sleet and Hail Annually: 16.9 inches (based on a 30-year average.)
For further information, contact:
Town of Taylor
P.O. Box 158
Taylor, AZ 85939
phone: (928) 536-7366
This page prepared from Arizona Department of Commerce profile on
the City of Taylor dated June 1999 and published with the permission of White
Mountain Regional Development Corporation who provided the update information
to White Mountains Online for publication on our website.