Taylorsville is a town in Alexander County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,799 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Alexander County.
Taylorsville is part of the Hickory–Lenoir–Morganton Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Taylorsville is located at 35°55′04″N 81°10′28″W / 35.917869°N 81.174561°W / 35.917869; -81.174561.