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Welcome to Troy ...
The location of Troy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Troy refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Trojan<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Troy has a population of 906 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Troy.
Troy is 2,510 feet [765 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Troy is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Troy lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Troy lies within the (208) area code.
The ZIP code for Troy: 83871<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Troy had an population of 906 people. This is an increase of 5.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.53% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Troy had a population of 862 people. This makes Troy the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Troy represents 0.05% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 89th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 862 people, the population of Troy increased 8.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 798 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Troy.
Communities Also Named Troy ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 55 communities that are also named Troy - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida, 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.
Communities near Troy ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Troy.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Troy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Troy.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Troy.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Troy. See our Newspapers Page for Troy.
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.
Adding Troy to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Troy in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Troy was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).
We also found Troy on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Idaho (1949).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Troy on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Troy. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Latah County: www.latah.id.us/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2022