Torrance County New Mexico AHGP
Torrance County was created 16 March 1903. It
is near the heart of New Mexico. It was named for Francis J. Torrance
who was an early builder of commerce in New Mexico. Estancia is
the county seat. It is rich in farming, ranching, and orchards.
Two railroads cross its lands. Torrance County's Manzano area, saw
the first apple orchard planted in the southwest.