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Welcome to Torrey ...

The Town of Torrey is located in Yates County<1>.

The location of Torrey has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Torrey has a population of 1,227 people<3> (see below for details).

Torrey is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Torrey lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Torrey had an population of 1,227 people. This is a decrease of 4.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Torrey had a population of 1,282 people (or 5.06% of the total population of Yates County). This makes Torrey the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,282 people, the population of Torrey decreased 1.91% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,307 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Torrey.

Communities near Torrey ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Torrey.

  • Geneva (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
    • Geneva lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Torrey and is located in Ontario County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<6>
  • Seneca Falls (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca Falls
    • Seneca Falls lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Torrey and is located in Seneca County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,615 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca Falls
  • Waterloo (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterloo
    • Waterloo lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Torrey and is located in Seneca County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,305 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterloo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
  • Milo (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milo
    • Milo lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Torrey and is located in Yates County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,841 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milo
  • Phelps (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phelps
    • Phelps lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Torrey and is located in Ontario County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,790 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phelps have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phelps
  • Seneca Falls (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca Falls
    • Seneca Falls lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Torrey and is located in Seneca County
    • Estimated population in 2012: 6,677 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca Falls<6>
  • Penn Yan (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penn Yan
    • Penn Yan lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Torrey and is located in Yates County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,948 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penn Yan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penn Yan<6>
  • Hector (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hector
    • Hector lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Torrey and is located in Schuyler County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,884 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hector have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hector
  • Waterloo (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterloo
    • Waterloo lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Torrey and is located in Seneca County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,864 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterloo<6>
  • Jerusalem (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jerusalem
    • Jerusalem lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Torrey and is located in Yates County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,469 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerusalem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerusalem

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Torrey. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Torrey.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Torrey. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Torrey.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Torrey. See our Newspapers Page for Torrey.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Torrey ...

Looking for more information about Torrey? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Torrey, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Torrey.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Torrey

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Torrey. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Yates, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Torrey.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Torrey - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Torrey) 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 Torrey. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TorreyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Torrey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6770, Longitude: -76.9541       In this case, the coordinates for Torrey have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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