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Troy, South Carolina

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Welcome to Troy ...

The town of Troy is located in Greenwood County<1> (at the time of its founding, Troy was located in Abbeville County).

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 99 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Troy is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Troy: (864)

The ZIP code for Troy: 29848<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Troy had an population of 99 people. This is an increase of 6.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Troy had a population of 93 people. This makes Troy the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 93 people, the population of Troy decreased 11.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 105 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, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), 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.

  • Greenwood [Greenwood County]
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    • Greenwood [Greenwood County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Troy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,356 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<7>
  • Abbeville [Abbeville County]
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    • Abbeville [Abbeville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Troy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,958 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<7>
  • McCormick [McCormick County]
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    • McCormick [McCormick County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Troy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,320 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCormick<7>
  • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County]
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    • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Troy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,883 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun Falls<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
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      • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Troy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,504 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<7>
    • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County]
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      • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Troy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Parksville [McCormick County]
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      • Parksville [McCormick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Troy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parksville<7>
    • Plum Branch [McCormick County]
    • Bradley [Greenwood County]
    • Liberty Hill [McCormick County]
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      • Liberty Hill [McCormick County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Troy
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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 in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Troy on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

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About Greenwood 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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Greenwood, 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 town'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 town (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' 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: 33.9874, Longitude: -82.2975    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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