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Troy

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Shopping Malls · Historic Sites · Entertainment Centers
Troy is a city located in Metropolitan Detroit's northern suburbs in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 80,980 at the 2010 census, making it the 11th-largest city in Michigan by population, and the largest city in Oakland County. Troy has become a business and shopping destination in the Metro Detroit area, with numerous office centers and the upscale Somerset Collection mall.In 2011, Troy was ranked the safest city in Michigan, as well as the 19th safest city in the nation. In 2008, Troy was ranked 22nd on a list of "Best Places to Live" in the United States by CNN Money, using criteria including housing, quality of education, economic strength, and recreational opportunities. In 2008, Troy ranked as the fourth most affordable U.S. city with a median household income of approximately $79,000.HistoryThe earliest recorded purchases of land in what was known as Troy Township occurred in 1819. A couple of years later a settlement known as Troy Corners was established due to Johnson Niles buying 160 acres in the region. The area is currently the north-central area of Troy. In 1827 Troy Township was established. In 1955 Troy was officially incorporated primarily as a strategy for preventing border cities from taking more land.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 33.64sqmi, of which 33.47sqmi is land and 0.17sqmi is water. The latitude of Troy is 42.605 N, and the longitude is 83.15 W. The mean elevation is 748ft.
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Shopping Mall
Somerset Collection
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Duration: 2 hours
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Educational Site
Stage Nature Center
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Duration: 2 hours
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Landmark
The Bhartiya Temple
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Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Site
Troy Museum & Historic Village
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Duration: 2 hours

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Specialty Museum
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Duration: 4 hours
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Zoo
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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