Troy, Alabama

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Troy, Alabama
City
Location in Pike County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°48′7″N 85°58′2″W / 31.80194°N 85.96722°W / 31.80194; -85.96722Coordinates: 31°48′7″N 85°58′2″W / 31.80194°N 85.96722°W / 31.80194; -85.96722
Country United States
State Alabama
County Pike
Area
 • Total 26.3 sq mi (68.2 km2)
 • Land 26.2 sq mi (68 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 541 ft (165 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 13,935
 • Density 529.8/sq mi (204.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 36079, 36081, 36082
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-76920
GNIS feature ID 0153725

Troy is a city in Pike County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 13,935. A new census estimate documented in the July 18, 2008, edition of the Dothan Eagle newspaper, lists Troy's population as 14,482. The city is the county seat of Pike County[1]. It is home to Troy University (formerly Troy State University).

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