Troy, West Virginia

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Troy, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Troy is located in West Virginia
Troy
Troy
Troy is located in the US
Troy
Troy
Coordinates: 39°01′11″N 80°45′47″W / 39.01972°N 80.76306°W / 39.01972; -80.76306Coordinates: 39°01′11″N 80°45′47″W / 39.01972°N 80.76306°W / 39.01972; -80.76306
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Gilmer
Elevation 751 ft (229 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26443
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555827[1]

Troy is an unincorporated community in Gilmer County, West Virginia, United States. Troy is located on West Virginia Route 47 along Leading Creek,[2] 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Glenville. Troy has a post office with ZIP code 26443.[3]

The community was named after John Troy, a pioneer settler who served as the first postmaster.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1997. p. 35. ISBN 0-89933-246-3. 
  3. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  4. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 633.