Located just over 10 miles from Moscow, Troy is a small town in Latah County. 1.5 hours north of Troy is Lake Coeur d’ Alene, the Spokane International Airport, and big city shopping. Lewis and Clark State College is 50 miles to the south of Troy. Vast recreational wilderness lies to the east of Troy. Two major universities are west of Troy. The University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho (11 miles) and Washington State University, Pullman, Washington (25 miles). In the 2010 census, Troy had 862 residents.
Troy has its own school district, where classes average about 25 students per class. Farming, ranching and timber are major contributors to Troy’s economy. The town’s support economy includes a bank, grocery store, medical clinic, several bar & grills, an espresso cafe and a traditional American cafe. A local farm chemical company, Wilbur-Ellis, is stationed near downtown, there is a gas station and convenience store, an internet gift and flower company, a coffee bean roaster, a children’s resale clothing store, a flower shop, and several manufacturing businesses.