Introduction to Troy, Ohio
Troy, Ohio, in Miami county, is 19 miles N of Dayton, Ohio (center to center) and 62 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is included in the Dayton - Springfield metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 21,999 people lived in Troy.
The present day city of Troy was established in 1808 and, in the same year, it became the Miami County seat. It was named after the ancient city of Troy in Greece. In 1852, the Troy High School was established. It was primarily a center of agricultural trade. Later, around 1886, a number of manufacturing businesses flourished in Troy. In 2000, Troy became the largest community of the Miami County.
Troy and nearby Attractions
- Museum of Troy History
- Carriage Hill MetroPark
- WACO Aircraft Museum
- Piqua Historical Area
- Englewood MetroPark
- Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Things To Do In Troy
The Troy Aquatic Park offers excellent recreational opportunities to be enjoyed by both residents and visitors of Troy. You can also play golf at the Miami Shores Golf Course. At the Museum of Troy History, you can discover the glorious past of the city. Each year, the city of Troy also organizes several events and festivals such as Strawberry Festival, Miami County Fair, and Troy Festival of Nations.
International flights are available from James M. Cox Dayton International Airport.
Troy Higher Education
Wright State University - Main Campus, Wittenberg University, Sinclair Community College, University of Dayton, and other colleges and universities offer opportunities for higher education to the residents of Troy.