Community Information

Troy, NY is located at the eastern bank of the Hudson River and was first settled by the Mahican Indian tribe. Troy received its official name after a vote in 1789. It is known as the “Collar City” because of its history in shirt, collar, and other textile production, and at one point it was the second largest producer of iron in the entire country.

Troy is known for its Victorian and Belle Époque architecture, and some of the most notable buildings in our community include Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Emma Willard School, Troy Public Library, and more. Our city is always buzzing with local events, our booming economy, and our vibrant and friendly locals.

If you’re planning to come and visit Troy, try and come to our River Street Festival in June, The Victorian Stroll in December, or Troy Night Out, which happens monthly! There’s always something going on in Troy.

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Troy, NY is also home to a renowned real estate business, Heer Realty. If you are looking to move to the area, there’s no business more qualified or experienced than ours. We’ll show you what’s on the market and help you find a home that meets your needs best. Give us a call to start the conversation.