7 Facts About Taunton

1. City of Taunton has 133 professional firefighters on the Taunton Fire Department.

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2. At this time Taunton was a primary shipping location for transporting grain from the region's farms to the rest of the country by way of Weir Village and the Taunton River.

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3. For most of their history, Taunton were members of the Western League.

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4. In 2011, the Taunton built up area subdivision had a population of 60,479 compared with 110,187 for the surrounding borough of Taunton Deane.

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5. In the latter part of the 17th century, Taunton had two dissenting places of worship: "Paul's Meeting" and the Baptist Meeting.

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6. Town of Taunton had an estimated population of 61,400 in 2001.

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7. Along with the rest of South West England, Taunton has a temperate climate which is generally wetter and milder than the rest of the country.

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