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The location of Troy













Welcome to Troy ...

Troy is located in Tensas Parish.

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>

Troy is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Troy lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Troy lies within the (318) area code.

Communities near Troy ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Natchez   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the South (S) of Troy

Located in Adams County (MS)

Vidalia   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Troy

Located in Concordia Parish

Ferriday   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Troy

Located in Concordia Parish

Saint Joseph   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Troy

Wisner   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Troy

Located in Franklin Parish

Clayton   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Troy

Located in Concordia Parish

Ridgecrest   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Troy

Located in Concordia Parish

Waterproof   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of Troy

Sicily Island   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Troy

Located in Catahoula Parish

Dunbarton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Troy

Located in Concordia Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Troy.

Communities Also Named Troy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Troy: This one is located in Tensas Parish and the other is located in East Feliciana Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 55 communities that are also named Troy - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Troy. If available, we provide a satellite 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.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Troy.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Troy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Troy.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Tensas Parish

About Louisiana

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 State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Troy refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Troy may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Troy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Troy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8127, Longitude: -91.4510     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Troy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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