Troy, New York, USA

Located in eastern upstate New York, near the junction of the Hudson and Mohawk rivers, Troy is part of the Capital District region and is a 10 minute commute from the state's capital Albany.

Best known as the home of “Uncle Sam”, the goateed, patriotic figure that grew to symbolise the United States Government, it is also known as the Collar City have supported 26 collar, cuff and shirt industries in 1901. The City of Troy is no longer active in the garment industry and is currently undergoing a major cultural and economic regeneration.

Improvements to the downtown and the revival of the waterfront area include the introduction of excellent restaurants, cultural attractions, new and unique shops. Troy enjoys a rich and diverse population that provides diversity to its culinary profile.

Things to see and do

* Ironworks Museum
* The Arts Centre of the Capital Region
* The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Centre (EMPAC)
* Rensselaer County Historical Society
* Riverfront Park / Monument Square
* Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
* Troy Waterfront Farmer's Market

General Information

Cruise Season May - Nov
Currency - US Dollar (US$)
Language - English
Land area - 27 km2
Population - 50,129
Time - UTC/GMT minus 5 hours
Electricity - 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
International Country Code - +1

Port location - River port located on the East side of the Hudson River

Transport links
Albany International Airport
Nearest Amtrak station is Albany-Rensselaer Rail Station
Greyhound bus from Albany's Greyhound terminal
Public Transportation CDTA (Capital District Transit Authority)

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