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Troy, Alabama
(Pike County)

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The location of Troy

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Troy ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northwest of Troy. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 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 28,200 people.

For comparison, Troy has a population of 19,000 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 you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Andalusia   [Map]   8,787   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,871   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,122   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,875   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,044   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,632   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,592   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,683   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,770   W   18 miles [29 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,468   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,428   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   9,322   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,671   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,544   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,550   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Banks   [Map]   168   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,952   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Frisco   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   186   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Goshen   [Map]   253   SW   10 miles [16.1 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]
Meeksville   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 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]
Petrey   [Map]   57   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Social Town   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wilkinstown   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 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.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Troy ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Troy.

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 Page for Troy.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Parks for Alabama

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Troy Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Troy

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Alabama

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Troy ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Troy Muni. (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   NNW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brundidge Muni. (FAA ID: 60A)   [Map]   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Franklin Fld. (FAA ID: 07A)   [Map]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport (FAA ID: 14J)   [Map]   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Clayton Muni. (FAA ID: 11A)   [Map]   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity 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)   DirDistance
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   SSW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   SW   116 miles [186.7 km]
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   NNW   129 miles [207.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   NNE   155 miles [249.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Troy Muni. (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   NNW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brundidge Muni. (FAA ID: 60A)   [Map]   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Franklin Fld. (FAA ID: 07A)   [Map]   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport (FAA ID: 14J)   [Map]   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Clayton Muni. (FAA ID: 11A)   [Map]   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
  Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
  Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Jacksonville Intl.   (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]
  Website for Jacksonville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
  Website for Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
  Website for Dothan Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
  Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Pike County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Troy:

The official website for State of Alabama:

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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Troy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Troy. The point we use 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>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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