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The population of Torrington is approximately 35,202 (2000), 36383 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 16,147 (2000), 15243 (2010).

The amount of land area in Torrington is 103.059 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Torrington is 40 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.485 sq kilometers.
The distance from Torrington to Washington DC is 293 miles. The distance to the Connecticut state capital is 27 miles. (as the crow flies)
Torrington is positioned 41.83 degrees north of the equator and 73.12 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Torrington elevation is 510 to 1,325 feet above sea level.
Torrington per capita income is $28,130 (2002).
Torrington median income is $41,841 (2000).

The Torrington median home price is $121,750 (2002).

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Torrington location: 28 miles from Hartford and about 94 miles northeast of New York City. Nearby communities include Northwest Harwinton, Litchfield, Winsted, Bantam, New Hartford Center, Terryville, Bethlehem Village and Collinsville.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Torrington is seasonal. This page will tell you the weather right now for Torrington!
The average winter temperature is 23.1 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 45.2 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 69.5 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 48.6 degrees F.

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History & History Related Items

Torrington history:

Ebenezer Lyman Jr. of Durham purchased land here in 1735 to settle in what would become Torrington.

Here is a good history page about the City of Torrington. Try this history page for Torrington.
The incorporation date of Torrington: 1749 as a town and chartered as a city in 1923

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Torrington Attractions:

John Brown
Famous abolitionist, John Brown was born in Torrington in 1800. He and his family moved to Ohio as a child. The home in which he was born burned in 1918.

Gail Borden
He developed and produced condensed milk here in 1856.

The Historic Warner Theater
68 Main Street
Torrington, CT
Phone: 860-489-7180

Downtown Torrington

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Economy & Industry

Torrington economy: diverse. The city has a large commercial and industrial area that brings in people from surrounding areas. Agriculture still remains a force in the local economy in outlying areas.
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