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Troy, New Hampshire

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The location of Troy

Welcome to Troy ...

Troy is located in Cheshire County.

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 2,081 people<3> (see below for details).

Troy is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Troy lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Troy lies within the (603) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Troy had a population of 2,145 people. This makes Troy the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Troy represents 0.16% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 134th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,145 people, the population of Troy increased 9.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,962 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Troy had an population of 2,081 people. This is a decrease of 2.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.07% 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.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Troy and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Ashburnham (MA)   [Map]   6,304   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Athol (MA)   [Map]   11,711   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gardner (MA)   [Map]   20,640   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Orange (MA)   [Map]   7,651   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Templeton (MA)   [Map]   8,138   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Winchendon (MA)   [Map]   10,862   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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 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, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, 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.

  • 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.

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 ...

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About Cheshire County

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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 Cheshire County:

The official website for State of New Hampshire:

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Troy.

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<4>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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Troy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8290, Longitude: -72.1904     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Troy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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