The City of Troup is located in the southeast corner of Smith County, and northeast Cherokee County.
Several major highways pass through the immediate vicinity: Texas Highways 110 and 135, and Farm-to-Market 13, 15, 346, and 347.
Troup was developed as a railroad town when the International Railroad Company opened the Palestine-Troupe line in 1872. The town of Troupe, named after a governor or county in Georgia, was surveyed and the streets laid out by the railroad in 1872. The "e" was later dropped from its name, becoming "Troup". At one time the community was known as "Zavala".
The Troup City Hall is located at 106 East Duval Street, adjoing the U.S. Post Office. Phone 903.842.3128.
The Troup Chamber of Commerce is active in the community, and can be reached at 903.842.4113.
Troup Website Resources
|In 2020, Troup had a population of 2,006 residents|
Cameron - Jarvis Troup Memorial Library at 102 South Georgia Street - Phone 903.842.3101
Troup ... in the rolling hills of Upper East Texas
Troup Volunteer Fire Department
Street scene in downtown Troup, Texas
Another beautiful, sunny day in Troup!
While visiting the Troup area, you may want to take other interesting day trips in several directions: