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Rensselaer County,

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12180, 12181, 12182

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The population of Troy is approximately 55,000 (1999), 50129 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 22,871 (1990), 20505 (2010).

The amount of land area in Troy is 26.975 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.243 sq kilometers.
The distance from Troy to Washington DC is 321 miles. The distance to the New York state capital is 8 miles. (as the crow flies)
Troy is positioned 42.73 degrees north of the equator and 73.67 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Troy location: just east of Albany, the eastern gateway into the Capital region and the western gateway to the New England area.

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History & History Related Items

Troy history:

History and Industry of the Troy, New York and Hudson-Mohawk Region area.

New York State Heritage Area System

Troy is a city over 200 years old with most of its buildings standing from the 1700-1800s
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Troy attractions:

Troy, NY is the home of Uncle Sam (Sam Wilson). See a statue of him at the corner of River St. and 3rd St. He is buried in the beautiful Oakwood Cemetery with entrances off of Oakwood Ave. or at the head of 101st St.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, one of the most prestigious engineering schools in the country

Troy's RiverSpark Visitor Center
251 River Street
Troy, NY 12180-3280
Telephone: (518) 270-8667
Fax: (518) 270-1119

The Junior Museum of Troy
282 Fifth Avenue
Troy NY 12180
Phone: (518) 235-2120
A museum for children in the J.J. Child Steamer Co. No. 11 fire house. The building was built in 1902 and was named for James. J Child, an important coal dealer in the 19th century.

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