City of Troy, AL

Welcome to Troy University in Troy, Alabama!

Our campus has ample opportunities for you to get involved, get active, and get ahead. From recreation to athletics to concerts and everything in between, you will be able to find your home on campus - but the opportunity doesn't stop there. Use this page as a guide to our beautiful city during your stay as a TROY Trojan.

"Established in 1838, Troy is a vibrant city that offers world-class amenities while preserving its important ties to the past. The City of Troy is a unique blend of small-town values with big-city opportunities."
"Nestled just south of Montgomery and just north of Dothan, the City of Troy, Alabama, offers visitors the charm of a small city along with a stimulating urban environment. Troy has a beautiful and vibrant downtown square filled with restaurants, antique shops and local museums." 
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Points of Interest in Troy, AL

Downtown Troy Alabama Logo - 36square81

Downtown Troy

"The City of Troy is distinctive, offering residents and visitors a glimpse of individuality as well as all those unique comforts of home. From the many fabulous food and quaint shopping venues, to the historic town square, Troy offers a variety of ways to embrace its culture."

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Troy Rec Center Playground - from Google Images

Parks & Rec

"Troy Parks and Recreation is a proud member of the Alabama Recreation and Parks Association." The Recreation facility on Enzor Rd. offers a fitness center, several sports facilities, two pools, a walking trail, and a playground. There are several parks throughout Troy, AL to relax and unwind.

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Johnson Center for the Arts

Johnson Center

"The Johnson Center for the Arts is housed in one of Troy, Alabama's, historic treasures, a classical-revival style post office, circa 1910, located just off the square in downtown Troy."

 

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Girls at Butter and Egg Adventures

Butter and Egg Adventures

"Butter and Egg Adventures is a privately-owned outdoor recreational facility located on 48 scenic acres in Troy, Alabama."

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City of Troy Alabama logo

Things to Do

"Troy, Alabama offers plenty of activities for area residents or people on vacation. When you visit Troy, you’ll find a small town with a lot going on. It’s a great place to visit, on business or vacation- friendly folks and small town atmosphere. Bring a taste for excitement and a desire to relax. We’ll do the rest."

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Pioneer Museum - from Trip Advisor

Pioneer Museum

"The Pioneer Museum of Alabama interprets prehistoric Alabama as well as 18th and 19th century rural life.  Over twenty-two historic structures and eighteen thousand artifacts illustrate this rich, rustic heritage. Four thematic exhibition halls within our Main Gallery display historic farm equipment, textile arts such as quilting and weaving, material culture of pioneer Alabama, the archaeology of Southeastern Native Americans, militaria including Civil War and WWI, and Victorian Era Troy."

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Troy Fest in Downtown Troy, AL

Troy Fest

"TroyFest, held in honor of Jean Lake, is the premier fine art & craft festival for the central Alabama region. The weekend long show draws upwards of 10,000 people to downtown Troy to celebrate the arts.

As always, a wonderful selection of art, food, entertainment and activities will be offered for people of all ages."

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Pike County Lake, Troy, AL

Pike County Lake

"Pike County Lake originally opened in 1951, but time took its toll on the dam and the property, and it closed in 2012 for repairs. In June of 2016, the lake reopened after a major renovation partnership between the City of Troy, and the State of Alabama Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

The lake is now open six days a week, 12 months out of the year, closed on Wednesday and some holidays."

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Support Local Businesses in Historic Downtown Troy, AL

Downtown Troy, Alabama is the local hub for shopping, outdoor concerts, and date nights. Use the lists below to explore the area.

NOTE: All business information was obtained from Troy, AL marketing materials and provided here as a resource to potential students and visiting families. Troy University does not endorse any particular businesses within the area. 

Blooming Ridge Boutique - Children's Apparel - 77 N. Court Sq.

Brandi's Flowers & EventsFlowers, Plants, & Gifts - 101 N. Market St. 

Brooks Salon & SpaHair Salon, Products, & Nails - 60 E. Court Sq.

Confetti Crate - Furniture, Home Decor, Apparel, Art, & Paint - 201 E. Walnut St.

Cynthia's Boutique - Ladies Apparel - 200-B E. Walnut St.

Douglas Bros. JewelryJewelry, Home Decor, & Bridal Registry - 73 N. Court Sq.

Family Ties - Gifts for All, Baby & Bridal Registry - 64 E. Court Sq.

First Impression - Ladies & Infant Apparel, Accessories, & Gifts - 56 E. Court Sq.

Glow - Jewelry, Apparel, Cosmetics, & Gifts - 70 W. Court Sq.

Hazel's Gifts & Engraving - Gifts for Every Occasion - 101-B W. Elm St. 

The Home GalleryFurniture & Home Decor - 207 Love St.

JC Beauty SupplyBeauty & Hair Products - 59 N. Court Sq.

The Little FrameryCustom Frames -  101 W. Elm St.

Neighborhood Barre - Fitness Studio & Boutique - 52 E. Court Sq.

The Pink Parlor - Jr., Missy, and Full Figure Apparel & Gifts - 80 N. Court Sq.

Posh & P Boutique - Apparel, Shoes, & Accessories - 50 E. Court Sq.

Posh PetsPets, Food, & Supplies - 115 N. Three Notch St.

Rustic LinenHome Decor & Furniture - 52 E. Court Sq.

Smoke & AshPipe, Cigar, & Tobacco Shop - 105 S. Three Notch St.

Southern Scents & SensationsHand Crafted Bath & Body Products - 206 Love St.

Three Notch AntiquesFurniture & Collectibles - 66 W. Court Sq.

B. GravesFine Southern Cuisine - 65 W. Court Sq.

Byrd DrugSandwiches,, Salads, & Ice Cream - 81 N. Court Sq.

DolceCroissants, Sweets, Pasta, & Quiche - 78 N. Court Sq.

Flo's KitchenBurgers, BBQ, & Sandwiches - 201 Love St. 

Infusions  - Crafted Cocktail & Martini Bar - 60 S. Court Sq

Johnson Center for the ArtsArt Gallery --Free Admission - 300 E. Walnut St.

Franchescas Italian Cuisine - 72 N. Court Sq.

Momma GoldbergsSandwiches, Salads, Soups, & Nachos - 69 W. Court Sq.

Sips on the Square - Donuts, Pizza, Salads, Wine, & Craft Beer - 60 S. Court Sq.


 


Church Information

Worship Service: 10:15 a.m.

  1. Start at the Wellness Center.
  2. Turn left onto University Ave.
  3. Take it all the way down to S. Brundidge St. and take a right.
  4. Turn left at your next intersection which will be Elm St.
  5. Turn right at the next light which will be 3 Notch.
  6. Go down about a half a mile through the square and the church will be on your left.

Worship Service: 10:45 a.m.

  1. Start at the Wellness Center.

  2. Turn left onto University Ave.

  3. Take it all the way down to S. Brundidge St. and take a right.

  4. Take S. Brundidge St. until it turns into N. Brundidge St.

  5. The church will be on your right.

Worship Service: 8:30 a.m. (Fellowship Hall) & 10:55 a.m.

  1. Start at the Wellness Center.

  2. Turn left onto University Ave.

  3. Take it all the way down to S. Brundidge St. and take a right.

  4. Turn left at your next intersection which will be Elm St.

  5. Turn right at the next light which will be 3 Notch.

  6. Go down about a half mile through the square and the church will be on your right.

Worship Service: 9:45 a.m. (Family Bible Study) & 10:30 a.m. (Worship Service)

  1. Start at the Wellness Center.

  2. Take a right on University Ave.

  3. Take your next right onto George Wallace.

  4. Go down a little less than a mile and the church will be on your right before you get to Sonic.

 Mass: 10:00 a.m., Lunch served afterwards
  1. Start at the Wellness Center.

  2. Take a right on University Ave.

  3. Take your next right onto George Wallace.

  4. Take George Wallace all the way to Hwy. 231 and take a right at the light.

  5. At the next light, which is the intersection on 231 and Elba Hwy., take a left.

  6. Go about a half a mile and the church will be on your left.

 Worship Services: 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
  1. Start at the Wellness Center.

  2. Take a right on University Ave.

  3. Take your next right onto George Wallace.

  4. Take George Wallace all the way to Hwy. 231 and take a right at the light.

  5. At the next light, which is the intersection on 231 and Elba Hwy., take a left.

  6. Go about a half a mile and the church will be on your left.

 Worship Service: 11:00 a.m.
  1. Start at the Wellness Center.

  2. Turn left onto University Ave.

  3. Take it all the way down to S. Brundidge St. and take a right.

  4. After about 0.1 miles, the church will be on your right.

Worship Service: 10:00 a.m.

This church is right across the street from the Wellness Center. It is within walking distance.

Worship Service: 11:00 a.m.

Go to the light at University Avenue and George Wallace Drive. You will see the church directly across the street. It is within walking distance.

Worship Service: 9:30 a.m.

  1. Start at the Wellness Center.

  2. Turn left onto University Ave.

  3. Turn right onto S. Brundidge St.

  4. Turn left onto Elm St.

  5. Turn right onto N 3 Notch St., then immediately left onto W. Walnut St.

  6. Turn right onto Pine St. The church is on the left at the next intersection, at the corner of Pine St. and W. College St.

Worship Service: 10:30 a.m.

  1. Head South on University Ave.

  2. Turn left onto George Wallace.

  3. Take George Wallace to Elm St.

  4. Make a left onto Elm St.

  5. Take a right on E. Academy St.

  6. The church is located on your right

Worship Service:  9:00 a.m.

  1. Start at the Wellness Center facing University Ave.

  2. Take a right on University Ave.

  3. Take your next right onto George Wallace.

  4. Take a right onto Corman Ave. (right in front of Regions Bank)

  5. The church is located on your right

Worship Service: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Charles Henderson High School.

Worship Service:  9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

  1. Take University Ave. towards South Brundidge St.

  2. Go through the stop light at University and Park Ave.

  3. Building will be on your left with signs outside.

Worship Service: Breakfast & Bible Study 9:00 a.m.

Located on George Wallace Drive and University Avenue.