The City of Troy Illinois is located in Madison Illinois, about 30 minutes northeast of Downtown St Louis via Interstate 70/55. Important roads for the community of Troy are Edwardsville Road, Market Street, Center Street, Main Street, Collinsville Road, Staunton Road, Clay Street, Riggin Road, Lower Marine Road, Interstate 70/55, Highway 40 and many more. Troy was incorporated as a "town" in 1857 and then was officially incorporated as a "city" in 1892. The population of the City of Troy Illinois was 9,888 residents in 2010
The residents of Troy are served by the public school district Triad Community School Unit District #2. The district has 4 elementary schools with 2 of them, the Silver Creek Elementary School and the Henning Elementary School, located within Troy, one middle school and Triad High School. Also located in Troy is St Paul's Lutheran School, a private school that provides education for students Pre-School through 8th grade.
Tri Township Park offers the residents of Troy many options for recreation and relaxation. The amenities of the park include a seasonal petting zoo, a fishing lake, many shelters and pavilions for picnics and outings, walking trails totaling 1.75 miles, a skateboard park, athletic fields for soccer and football, courts for tennis, basketball and volleyball, baseball diamonds and a community center with banquet facilities. The park is host to many community events such as the annual Homecoming in July, a Fireworks display on the 4th of July, Santa's Village during December, Adventure Night in October, concerts and movie nights in the summer months and many more.
Troy Illinois City Hall
116 East Market
Troy, IL 62294
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