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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Troy.

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Around Troy ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northwest of Troy. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the south of Troy and has a population of 28,000 people.

For comparison, Troy has a population of 18,900 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Troy and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   9,063   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,596   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,845   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,647   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   W   18 miles [29 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,778   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Banks   [Map]   174   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,989   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   189   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Goshen   [Map]   257   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grady   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Inverness   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jack   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kent   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
McClure Town   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mossy Grove Village   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Needmore   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Orion   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Perote   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Petrey   [Map]   59   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Social Town   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Troy, please visit our County-by-County Page for Troy.

Pike County ...

Troy is located in Pike County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pike County: Barbour, Bullock, Coffee, Crenshaw, Dale & Montgomery.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Troy ...

Looking for more information about Troy? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Troy, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Troy.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Troy.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Troy. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Troy. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Troy ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Troy.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   NNW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   E   28 miles [45.1 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Troy.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Troy. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   116 miles [186.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   129 miles [207.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   155 miles [249.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NE   77 miles [123.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   NNW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   E   28 miles [45.1 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jacksonville Intl.   (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]
        Website for Jacksonville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
        Website for Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The official website for Troy: www.troyalabama.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Troy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Troy. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Troy) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Troy. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Troy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Troy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8021, Longitude: -85.9659     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Troy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Troy), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Troy.



 
 
 

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