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Troy is a town in Montgomery County.

It is the county seat.

One tradition says the community was named after J.B. Troy, state legislator; another says it was named for Robert Troy, a member of the House of Commons

The latitude of Troy is 35.358N. The longitude is -79.894W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,465.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$22,933
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Troy demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Uwharrie Mountain Festival - Oct. 13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Troy web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Uwharrie National Forest, Uwharrie Trail
Colleges and universities: Montgomery Community College

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Troy demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27371 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Troy residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Troy ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Troy was $11,420, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Troy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Troy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $268.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $739.


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Libraries in Troy include Montgomery County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Troy include Montgomery Herald

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Montgomery County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Troy political report.

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The average commute time for Troy workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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