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Welcome to Troy ...
The location of Troy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Troy refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Trojan<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Troy has a population of 19,037 people<3> (see below for details).
Troy was established in 1824.
The community of Troy is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Troy lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Troy (for example, toward Georgetown (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The telephone area code for Troy: (334)
The ZIP codes for Troy: 36079, 36081-36082<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Troy had a population of 18,033 people (or 54.81% of the total population of Pike County). This makes Troy the county's most populous community.
The population of Troy represents 0.38% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 32nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,033 people, the population of Troy increased 29.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,935 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Troy had an population of 19,037 people. This is an increase of 5.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 36.61% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Troy.
Communities near Troy ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Troy.
Communities Also Named Troy ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Troy: This one is located in Pike County and the other is located in Sumter County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 55 communities that are also named Troy - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Troy.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Troy:
Websites for Troy ...
Official Website: www.troyalabama.com/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Troy ...
Looking for more information about Troy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Troy, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Troy.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Troy: www.troyalabama.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 05 Feb 2019