Welcome to Torrington ...
Torrington is 3,080 feet [939 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Torrington is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Torrington lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).
Telephone area codes for Torrington: (403) & (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Torrington: T0M<3>
Adding Torrington to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Torrington was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Torrington on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Torrington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Torrington - they are located in Connecticut and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Torrington.
Communities near Torrington ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Torrington.
- Three Hills
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Hills
- Three Hills lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Torrington
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Hills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Hills
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Three Hills<6>
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
- Linden lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Torrington
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linden came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huxley
- Huxley lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Torrington
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huxley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Huxley
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- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wimborne
- Wimborne lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Torrington
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wimborne came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Wimborne
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyslope
- Sunnyslope lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Torrington
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyslope
- Mayton - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayton
- Mayton was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Torrington
- Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Mayton. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<7>
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neapolis
- Neapolis lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Torrington
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Neapolis
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twining
- Twining lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Torrington
- Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Twining. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<7>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Twining
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Netook
- Netook lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Torrington
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Netook
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Torrington ...
Looking for more information about Torrington? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Torrington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Torrington.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
|<1>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Torrington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<2>||Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).|
|<3>||The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Torrington). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Torrington or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.|
|<4>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Torrington) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Torrington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TorringtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Torrington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.7915, Longitude: -113.6058 |
|<5>||If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.|
|<6>||While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.|
|<7>||An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.|