Share: Torbay Torbay is a town located just North of the City of St. John’s. It’s name originates from the Old English name “Tor” which means rocky hill. There is beautiful coastline, farmland, and beaches that always display icebergs in season. The town has a main city street that changes into a bypass road for quick access. There are many parks, walking trails, and open spaces to explore. The area is also very close to the city, making it a short distance to the East End shopping centre, "Stavanger Drive" supplying you with all major amenties. Town Website: www.torbay.ca Town Hall Location - 1288 Torbay Rd Town Phone number 1-709-437-6532 Notable events and fun facts: Population approx. – 7,900 Full list of community event’s is available on the town’s website or the town’s phone app.