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Welcome to Troy ...

The city of Troy is located in Lincoln County<1>.

When the people of Troy refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Trojan<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Troy has a population of 969 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Troy.

Troy is 1,910 feet [582 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Troy lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Troy, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Troy is within the boundaries of the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Troy: 59935<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Troy had an population of 969 people. This is an increase of 3.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Troy had a population of 938 people. This makes Troy the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Troy represents 0.09% of the total population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 58th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 938 people, the population of Troy decreased 1.99% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 957 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, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri, 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.

  • Libby [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Libby
    • Libby [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Troy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,845 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Libby have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Libby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Libby<8>
  • Boulder City [Boundary County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boulder City
    • Boulder City [Boundary County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Troy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boulder City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Sylvanite [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvanite
    • Sylvanite [Lincoln County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Troy
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvanite
  • Ripley [Lincoln County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
    • Ripley [Lincoln County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the east of Troy
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moyie Springs [Boundary County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moyie Springs
      • Moyie Springs [Boundary County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Troy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 795 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moyie Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moyie Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moyie Springs<8>
    • East Hope [Bonner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hope
      • East Hope [Bonner County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the southwest of Troy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Hope
    • Bonners Ferry [Boundary County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonners Ferry
      • Bonners Ferry [Boundary County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Troy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,693 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonners Ferry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonners Ferry<8>
    • Hope [Bonner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hope
      • Hope [Bonner County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Troy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hope<8>
    • Naples [Boundary County]
    • Clark Fork [Bonner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark Fork
      • Clark Fork [Bonner County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<6> to the southwest of Troy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 589 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clark Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark Fork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clark Fork<8>

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 Hixson Map of Montana (1950).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Troy on our Genealogy Page.

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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 Lincoln County: www.lincolncountymt.us/

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 city'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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Troy.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Troy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Troy). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Troy or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Troy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TroyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Troy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.4640, Longitude: -115.8933    
<7>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.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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