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Torrington is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Kneehill County. It is located approximately 160 kilometres (99 mi) northeast of Calgary at the junction of Highway 27 and Highway 805. The hamlet is located in census division No. 5 and in the federal riding of Crowfoot. The main industry is agriculture. The community is home to the Gopher Hole Museum, dedicated to stuffed Richardson's ground squirrels (technically not gophers) in anthropomorphic taxidermy settings. A very large outdoor gopher sculpture (12 ft high) named "Clem T. GoFur" is located in the village. All 11 of Torrington's fire hydrants were painted to look like gophers. Torrington was incorporated as a village until 1997, when it dissolved to hamlet status under the jurisdiction of Kneehill County.


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Facts and Stats for Torrington*

  • Cost for Essentials in Torrington

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Torrington

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.7 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.96 USD

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