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Troy
Bell County, Texas

ZipCodes
76579

Motto
A great place to live, learn, work, and play!



Page Contents for Troy, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Troy is approximately 1,365 (2005), 1645 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 546 (1990), 617 (2010).
The amount of land area in Troy is 10.53 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Troy is 3.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Troy to Washington DC is 1297 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 66 miles. (as the crow flies)
Troy is positioned 31.19 degrees north of the equator and 97.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Troy elevation is 666 feet above sea level.
Troy median income is $ 44,700 (2005).
The Troy median home price is $ 72,000 (2005).
Troy average annual precipitation is 35.8 inches peryear.

Location

in eastern Texas about nine miles from Temple and about 70 miles from Austin. It is about 116 miles from Dallas. Other nearby communities include Bruceville-Eddy, Moody, Morgan's Point Resort, Lorena, Belton, Little River-Academy and McGregor.
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History & History Related Items

Troy began sometime after 1882 as it built up around a railway station. About two miles away was another community called Troy. It became known as Old Troy and the new community as New Troy. Both communities were around for many years. New Troy grew to about 250 residents by 1884 with a number of businesses and establishments. Unfortunately, a tornado hit in 1886 but the town was able to bounce back. Troy became known as a shipping point for much of the areas ranchers and farmers.

Here is a history page for Troy.
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Troy City Government

City of Troy
201 W Main St.
Troy, TX 76579-2718
Phone: 254-938-2505

Troy Chamber

Troy Chamber of Commerce

Troy Community Events

April each year
Troy Fun Fest

Troy Organizations

Troy Chamber of Commerce

Troy Schools

Troy Independent School District
#1 Trojan Rd
Troy, TX 76579
Phone: 254-938-2595

Troy High School's Alumni Page



Troy High School
205 N Waco Rd
Troy, TX 76579
Phone: 254-938-2561 Troy

Miscellany

The population of Troy was:
1884 250
1900 500
1931 450 (estimated)
1940 219
1964 - 275
1968 450
1978 704
1988 1,581
1990 1,395
2000 - 1,378
2005 - 1,365 (estimated)
Troy is located in the Central Time Zone.
Estimated home value
2000 - $ 58,800
2005 - $ 72,000

Estimated median household income
2000 - $ 39,250
2005 - $ 44,700


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