IMPORTANT CONTACT NUMBERS

 Auto Registration  903.590.4741
 City Hall  903.842.3128
 Constable, Pct #3  903.590.4745
 Justice of the Peace  903.590.4737
 Library  903.842.3101
 Post Office  903.842.4413
 Police Dept  903.842.3211
 Water Department  903.842.3128
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About Troup

CENTRAL EAST TEXAS LOCATION

Southeast corner of Smith County and Northeast Cherokee County. Located 120 miles from the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, 100 miles from Shreveport, Louisiana and 190 miles from Houston. Three major U. S. highways in immediate vicinity. Troup is located at 32°8′40″N  95°7′12″W.
 
TRANSPORTATION

Rail................... Union Pacific
Motor Freight..... Central, UPS, and Federal Express
Air.................... Tyler Pounds Field Regional Airport within 25 miles.
POPULATION (2011)

City of Troup ...........     1,902
Smith County .......... 213,381
Cherokee County ..... 51,140
 
INDUSTRY

McElroy Plastics, Unimin, Dew Tool & Die, Motor Trike, Thoroughbred Motorsports, Brookshire's Food, Harry's Building Materials, Tyler Wood Works, Color Spot Nurseries, Maximus, American Plant Food Corporation, Steele's Feed, several Accounting Firms, McCasland Auto Body, Red's Auto Parts & McEver Machine Works.
UTILITIES

Electricity...................... Choose a Provider
Water.......Troup Municipal Water Supply
See Water Quality Report
See Public Notice from the Mayor 

Wastewater................. Troup Municipal 
                      Sewage Treatment Plant
Solid Waste................. Weekly Pick-up
Gas.........................  Center Point Energy
Telephone................... Centurylink

 
GENERAL

Two branch banks, Austin Bank and the Troup Banking Center of Kilgore National Bank. One clinic with one doctor and two dentists with five major hospitals in the immediate area. 30 churches, multi million dollar high school with new renovations, middle and elementary schools.
GOVERNMENT - General Law City

Mayor, five council members and business manager, volunteer fire department, emergency ambulance service provided by East Texas Medical Center, four full time paid police officers, one part time, and 8 reserve police officers.
 
GOVERNMENT - Smith County Justice Center

Commissioner, Precinct No. 2; Justice of the Peace, Precinct No. 3, Constable, Precinct No. 3; Branch Auto Registration and Title Office
POLICE 

Five man - Three car department
RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

Country club, baseball field, tennis courts, four major lakes in the area with excellent fishing, swimming and boating. Wild game in abundance nearby.
CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Rotary Club, Troup Women's Civic Organization, Chamber of Commerce.

TAX RATE

Latest figures available upon request on city, school and county taxes.

City of Troup 2012
$0.951771 per $100 valuation

Smith County 2012
$0.32564 per $100 valuation

Emergency Services District #2 2012
$0.0846476 per $100 valuation

 

LOCAL EDUCATION

Elementary School

1. 500 Students Grades Pk-5
2. Academically Recognized
3. An Accelerated Elementary School
4. New Elementary School computer lab and media center
5. Renovated physical education gymnasium

Middle School
1.
205 Students Grades 6-8
2. Texas Successful School 1996-97
3. An Accelerated Middle School

High School
1.
New stadium/track facilities
2. Academically Exemplary 1997-2000
3. Academically Recognized 1995-1997
4. Sweepstakes Band 13 out of 14 years
5. Athletic Playoff Qualifiers
6. Troup FFA with renovated ag building
7. Texas Successful School with two nationally known junior colleges and a university within 35 miles.

OTHER ADVANTAGES

A friendly community that extends a helping hand to newcomers and offers a neighborly atmosphere to those who select Troup as their hometown.
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Auto Registration 903.590.4741
City Hall 903.842.3128
Constable, Pct 3 903.590.4745
Justice of the Peace 903.590.4737
Library 903.842.3101
Post Office 903.842.4413
Police Dept 903.842.3211
Water Dept 903.842.3128
Night,Weekend,Holiday 903.842.3321