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Welcome to Troy ...
So far, we have found very little information about Troy. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Troy to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Troy, please Contact Us.
Troy would have been located within present day Sumter County.
The location of Troy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Troy referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Trojan<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Troy is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Troy was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The location where Troy once stood is in the (205) area code.
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.<5>.
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 Sumter County and the other is located in Pike 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:
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019