Troy, Alabama

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Troy, Alabama
Location in Pike County and the state of Alabama
Location in Pike County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 31°48′7″N 85°58′2″W / 31.80194°N 85.96722°W / 31.80194; -85.96722
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyPike
Area
 • Total26.3 sq mi (68.2 km2)
 • Land26.2 sq mi (68 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
541 ft (165 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total13,935
 • Density529.8/sq mi (204.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
36079, 36081, 36082
Area code(s)334
FIPS code01-76920
GNIS feature ID0153725

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).

Notable residents[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.