Torrey was settled in the 1880s by Mormon pioneers who came to the area in search of fertile land. Agriculture continues to play an important part in the lifestyle of the inhabitants. It is believed that Torrey was named after one of Theodore Roosevelt’s Rough Riders, Colonel Torrey.
Due to its elevation, summers are pleasant with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 32°C. Winters are very cold with temperatures ranging from –15°C ... More to 16°C. Spring and fall have an average temperature of 6°C.
Torrey is blessed with a beautiful landscape consisting of lush greenery beneath the red rock mountains of the desert. The shaded community of Torrey depends on the tourism generated by the nearby Capitol Reef National Park.
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