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Troy, Kansas

Troy, Kansas

Welcome to Troy...

In 1855, the original townsite was established by three territorial commissioners who claimed this site as the county seat. An estimated 25,000 acres of apple orchards in and around Troy made it a major shipping point for local fruit growers in the 1920's and 30's.

While in Troy, be sure to visit the famous "Tall Oak" Monument on the south lawn of our historic courthouse and the Fred Baker House where Lincoln stayed before giving his famous Cooper Union Address. Troy is located in NE Doniphan County on US Highway 36.


Doniphan County has 1,365 acres of walk-in hunting.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Old Fashioned Hardware

The old fashioned hardware store on the historic courthouse square in Troy hasn't changed much in over a century. You can still see the original manual operated elevator that continuous to serve the store today.

Troy, KS Historic Buildings

Tall Oak Sculpture

Mr. Peter Wolf Toth came to Troy to sculpt Kansas' Indian monuments, the twenty-ninth in a series. Mr. Toth's goal in life was to complete at least one sculpture in each of the fifty states. To date, he has done 67

Troy, KS Arts

Doniphan County Courthouse

The Courthouse is on the National Historic Register. The beautiful woodwork and floors give the feeling of history as it was lived long ago.

Troy, KS Historic Courthouses

Self Guided Byre and Bluff Barn Tour

Take the self guided barn tour to view Byre and Bluff barns. Their scarcity makes them extremely rare. Many are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Troy, KS Tours

Nelson Rodgers House

Constructed in 1856, this is the oldest structure in Troy. The one-and-a-half story center-gable house is constructed of hand-hewn timbers. The corner posts are hand-hewn cottonwood and the windows contain some original hand made glass. Nelson Rodgers, the town'

Troy, KS Famous Homes

Things to do near Troy, KS

Banner Creek Camping

Primitive camping is allowed on the south side of the resevoir near the boat ramp. Water is available at several spigots plac...

Hiawatha City Lake

7 Acres - Located 1 mile South of Hiawatha....