There are 10 US Post Offices in Taylor County serving a total of 71,041 residents equating to 7,104 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 113,389 packages are handled across the 10 county post offices annually. Taylor County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 131,506. Its county seat is Abilene. The county was created in 1858 and later organized in 1878. It is named for Edward Taylor, George Taylor, and James Taylor, three brothers who died at the Battle of the Alamo. Taylor County is included in the Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area, and is considered part of West Texas.