Troy, New York

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Troy is a city in the state of New York, U.S. and is the county seat of Rensselaer County. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 49,170; in 1910, the population was 76,813. The city is named after the legendary city of Troy.

The City of Troy is located on the western edge of the county, on the east side of the Hudson River, about 6 miles (10km) upstream from Albany. Troy is home to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Russell Sage College, and the Emma Willard School, and was the hometown of Uncle Sam.

Nicknames: "The Collar City", "Home of Uncle Sam"