Thursday, June 07, 2007

Taylor Landing community

Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise

Rain falls on an oxbow lake behind homes in Taylor Landing on Saturday, June 2, 2007. The city (pop. 250) incorporated in Sept. 2005 and still has no property taxes. The city has been under the leadership of a mayor and two commissioners for a year.

A plain sign welcomes residents and guests to Taylor Landing. The community is protected by the county sheriff's department and a nearby volunteer fire department.

Many upscale, traditional homes back up to a privately-owned golf course in Taylor Landing.

The Taylor Landing community's zoning allows for architecturally distinct homes in the community.

Brenda Hebert mows her lawn in Taylor Landing.

Kayli Bennett, 4, of Houston checks out the oxbow lake from a private dock in Taylor Landing.

Cindy Castille plays with her grandson Kyle Bennett, 19 months, of Houston at Castille's home in Taylor Landing.

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