Troy, California

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Unincorporated community
Troy is located in California
Location in California
Troy is located in the US
Troy (the US)
Coordinates: 39°18′42″N 120°27′47″W / 39.31167°N 120.46306°W / 39.31167; -120.46306Coordinates: 39°18′42″N 120°27′47″W / 39.31167°N 120.46306°W / 39.31167; -120.46306
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[2] 6,345 ft (1,934 m)
Population (2016)
 • Total 0[1]

Troy is a former railroad town in Placer County, California.[2] Troy was located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 7.5 miles (12.1 km) west of Donner Pass.[3] It lay at an elevation of 6345 feet (1934 m).[2]


  1. ^ Various archives
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Troy, California
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 570. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.