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Welcome to Troup ...

The city of Troup is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Troup is primarily located in Cherokee County<1>. A portion of Troup extends into Smith County.

The location of Troup has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Troup has a population of 2,036 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Troup is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Troup: (903) & (430)<5>

The ZIP code for Troup: 75789<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Troup had an population of 2,036 people. This is an increase of 8.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Troup had a population of 1,869 people. This makes Troup the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,869 people, the population of Troup decreased 4.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,949 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Troup.

Communities Also Named Troup ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Troup: This one is located in Cherokee County and the other is located in Smith County.

Beyond Texas, there are 3 communities that are also named Troup - they are located in British Columbia and Mississippi.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Troup.

Communities near Troup ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Troup.

  • Tyler [Smith County]
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    • Tyler [Smith County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Troup
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 108,222 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyler<8>
  • Jacksonville [Cherokee County]
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    • Jacksonville [Cherokee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Troup
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,829 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<8>
  • Henderson [Rusk County]
  • Whitehouse [Smith County]
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    • Whitehouse [Smith County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Troup
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,108 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehouse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehouse<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bullard [Cherokee County]
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      • Bullard [Cherokee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the west of Troup
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,891 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bullard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bullard<8>
    • Overton [Rusk County]
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      • Overton [Rusk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Troup
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,503 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Overton<8>
    • New Summerfield [Cherokee County]
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      • New Summerfield [Cherokee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of Troup
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,187 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Summerfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Summerfield<8>
    • Arp [Smith County]
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      • Arp [Smith County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Troup
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,046 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arp<8>
    • New London [Rusk County]
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      • New London [Rusk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Troup
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,013 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<8>
    • Noonday [Smith County]
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      • Noonday [Smith County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Troup
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 722 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noonday have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Troup. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Troup.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Troup. 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 Troup.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Troup. See our Newspapers Page for Troup.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Troup ...

Looking for more information about Troup? 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 Troup, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Troup.

Adding Troup to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Troup 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 Troup was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Troup on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).

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

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The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Cherokee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Troup.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Troup - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<6>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 Troup). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Troup or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Troup) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Troup. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TroupOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Troup. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1448, Longitude: -95.1224       In this case, the coordinates for Troup have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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