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Rensselaer County, New York

12180, 12181, 12182

Page Contents for Troy, New York

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
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.


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

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, 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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Troy City Government

Troy City Hall
One Monument Square
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-270-4401


Rensselaer County
Ned Pattison Rensselaer County Government Center
1600 Seventh Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-270-2900

Troy Chamber

Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce
31 Second Street
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518/274-7020
Fax: 518/272-7729

Troy Community Events

A Calendar page for Troy, New York

Troy Organizations

Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce
31 Second Street
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518/274-7020
Fax: 518/272-7729

Troy Libraries

Troy Public Library
Main Branch
100 Second Street
Troy, New York 12180
Phone: 518 274-7071
Fax: 518 271-9154

Troy Schools

information about the Troy City School District


Hudson Valley Community College
80 Vandenburgh Avenue
Troy, New York 12180
Phone: (518) 629-4822

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th St.
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-276-6000
One of the most prestigious engineering schools in the country

The Sage Colleges
Troy, New York
If you would like further information about The Sage Colleges, please send e-mail to or phone us at (518) 244-2000. Troy


The population of Troy was:
1990 - 54,269
1999 - 55,000

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