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Facts About Torrington, Wyoming

10 Interesting Facts About Torrington, Wyoming

Facts About Torrington

  1. Torrington was founded and named by W.G. Curtis.
  2. Torrington was named after Torrington, Connecticut.
  3. Torrington was originally a watering and coaling station.
  4. Torrington was officially incorporated in 1908 and became the county seat of the newly formed Goshen County in 1911. The first courthouse was built in 1913.
  5. The town now serves as a trade centre for an irrigated farming and mining area (uranium and coal) and has two large livestock auctions.
  6. Torrington is located at 42°4′0″N 104°10′57″W (42.066542, −104.182471).
  7. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.62 square miles (11.97 km2), all land.
  8. The elevation of Torrington is 4104 feet.
  9. The estimated population of Torrington is 34,489, as of 2019.
  10. Torrington is a city in and the county seat of Goshen County, Wyoming, United States.
Facts About Torrington, Wyoming
Facts About Torrington, Wyoming