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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

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

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

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

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

Things to do near Troy, KS

Elwood Wildlife Area

The Elwood Wildlife Area was purchased by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks in 2006, who then took management contr...

Blue Rapids Historical Society Museum

The Blue Rapids Historical Museum was established in 2007 to honor and remember the people, businesses and history of the onl...

Allis Chalmers Antique Tractor Museum

The museum holding the world's largest, private collection of antique Allis-Chalmer tractors was dedicated on May 29, 1998. T...