Troy, Indiana

Troy, Indiana

Town

The Nester House, a historic landmark in the town

Location of Troy in the state of Indiana

Coordinates: 37°59′38″N 86°47′58″W / 37.99389°N 86.79944°W / 37.99389; -86.79944Coordinates: 37°59′38″N 86°47′58″W / 37.99389°N 86.79944°W / 37.99389; -86.79944

Country
United States

State
Indiana

County
Perry

Township
Troy

Area[1]

 • Total
0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)

 • Land
0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)

 • Water
0 sq mi (0 km2)

Elevation
472 ft (144 m)

Population (2010)[2]

 • Total
385

 • Estimate (2012[3])
380

 • Density
1,203.1/sq mi (464.5/km2)

Time zone
Central (CST) (UTC-6)

 • Summer (DST)
CDT (UTC-5)

FIPS code
18-76634[4]

GNIS feature ID
0444924[5]

Troy is a town in Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana, along the Ohio River near the mouth of the Anderson River. The population was 385 at the 2010 census.

Contents

1 History
2 Geography
3 Demographics

3.1 2010 census
3.2 2000 census

4 See also
5 References

History[edit]
Troy was laid out in 1815.[6] Troy was an early county seat of Perry County.[7] A post office has been in operation at Troy since 1818.[8]
The Nester House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[9]
Future U.S. President Abraham Lincoln began operating a ferry near present-day Troy in 1826[10][11]
Geography[edit]
Troy is located at 37°59′38″N 86°47′58″W / 37.99389°N 86.79944°W / 37.99389; -86.79944 (37.993975, -86.799397).[12]
According to the 2010 census, Troy has a total area of 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2), all land.[1]
Demographics[edit]

Historical population

Census
Pop.

1860
363

1870
480

32.2%

1880
495

3.1%

1890
554

11.9%

1900
599

8.1%

1910
510

−14.9%

1920
454

−11.0%

1930
562

23.8%

1940
599

6.6%

1950
537

−10.4%

1960
528

−1.7%

1970
575

8.9%

1980
550

−4.3%

1990
465

−15.5%

2000
392

−15.7%

2010
385

−1.8%

Est. 2015
371
[13]
−3.6%

U.S. Decennial Census[14]

2010 census[edit]
As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 385 people, 163 households, and 103 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,203.1 inhabitants per square mile (464.5/km2). There were 190 housing units at an average density of 593.8 per square mile (229.3/km2). The racial makeup of
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