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Welcome to Farmington ...

The Town of Farmington is located in Hartford County<1>.

The location of Farmington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Farmington has a population of 25,497 people<3> (see below for details).

Farmington is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Farmington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Farmington is located in the (860) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Farmington had an population of 25,497 people. This is an increase of 0.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Farmington had a population of 25,340 people. This makes Farmington the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Farmington represents 0.71% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,340 people, the population of Farmington increased 7.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 23,641 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Farmington.

Communities Also Named Farmington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Farmington - they are located in New York and Wisconsin (5).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Farmington.

Communities near Farmington ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Farmington.

  • Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<6>
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterbury<6>
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
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      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<6>
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
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      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<6>
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meriden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
    • Manchester [Hartford County]
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      • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 57,584 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • East Hartford [Hartford County]
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      • East Hartford [Hartford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 49,872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Hartford

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Farmington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Farmington.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Farmington. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Farmington.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Farmington. See our Newspapers Page for Farmington.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Farmington ...

Looking for more information about Farmington? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Farmington, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Farmington.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Farmington. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Hartford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Farmington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Farmington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Farmington) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Farmington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Farmington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Farmington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7279, Longitude: -72.8404       In this case, the coordinates for Farmington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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