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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.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Troup, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1854.

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

The community of Troup is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Troup: (903) & (430)<4>

The ZIP code for Troup: 75789<5>

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 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
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyler
    • Tyler is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 108,222 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyler <6>
  • Jacksonville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Henderson
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Whitehouse
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehouse have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehouse
    • Whitehouse is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,108 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehouse <6>
  • Bullard
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullard have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullard
    • Bullard is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,891 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bullard <6>
  • Overton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • New Summerfield
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Summerfield
    • New Summerfield is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,187 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Summerfield <6>
  • Arp
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arp
    • Arp is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,046 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arp <6>
  • New London
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
    • New London is located in Rusk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,013 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London <6>
  • Noonday
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noonday have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noonday
    • Noonday is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 722 people

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Troup was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Troup in the book titled .<8> From that list, the Troup post office opened in 1854.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Troup.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Troup. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Troup.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Troup - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<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 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).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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