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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Torrey is approximately 171 (2000), 182 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 110 (2000), 86 (2010).
The amount of land area in Torrey is 1.021 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Torrey to Washington DC is 1951 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 177 miles. (as the crow flies)
Torrey is positioned 38.30 degrees north of the equator and 111.41 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Torrey elevation is 6,830 feet above sea level.
Torrey average annual rainfall is 6.8 inches per year
The average winter temperature is 23.7 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 42.1 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 65.3 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 44.8 degrees F.


in south-central Utah about eight miles from Capitol Reef National Park. It is located between Bicknell and Fruita.

Here is a map page for Torrey.
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History & History Related Items

Settled in the 1880s by Mormon pioneers, Torrey was named for one of President Theodore Roosevelt's rough riders, Colonel Torrey. The town was settled in the 1880's by Mormon pioneers. Legend has it that Torrey was named after one of Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders, Colonel Torrey.

Learn more about history for Torrey as well as view pictures of homes in the area.
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The incorporation of Torrey



Capitol Reef National Park
located minutes from Torrey.

Learn more about Torrey at this informative site.

Things to do in the area.

Wayne County Travel Council
P.O. Box 750220
Torrey, UT 84775
Phone: 435-425-3222
Fax: 435-425-3222
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Torrey City Government

Torrey Government

Torrey has a Mayor-Council form of government. There are four council members. The council meets on the second Thursday of each month. Torrey


The population of Torrey was:
1990 - 122
1998 - 135
2000 - 171
The 1990 and 2000 figures are from US Census data.

Torrey is located in the Mountain Time Zone and does participate in Daylight Savings Time.

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