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Welcome to Farmington ...

The city of Farmington is located in Van Buren County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Farmington has a population of 622 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Farmington.

Farmington is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Farmington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Farmington: (319)

The ZIP code for Farmington: 52626<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Farmington had an population of 622 people. This is a decrease of 6.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Farmington had a population of 664 people (which is 8.77% of the total population of Van Buren County). This makes Farmington the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Farmington represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 390th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 664 people, the population of Farmington decreased 12.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 756 people).

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

Adding Farmington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Farmington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Farmington was in the Sixth Biennial Report of the State Mine Inspectors, Two Years Ending June 30, 1893.

We also found Farmington in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Farmington on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Farmington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 59 communities that are also named Farmington - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (4), Illinois (5), Indiana, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (3), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas, Utah, Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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.

  • Kahoka [Clark County]
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    • Kahoka [Clark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,028 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kahoka have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kahoka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kahoka<7>
  • Nauvoo [Hancock County]
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    • Nauvoo [Hancock County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,063 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nauvoo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nauvoo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nauvoo<7>
  • West Point [Lee County]
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    • West Point [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 930 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<7>
  • Keosauqua [Van Buren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keosauqua
    • Keosauqua [Van Buren County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 908 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keosauqua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keosauqua<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Donnellson [Lee County]
    • Montrose [Lee County]
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      • Montrose [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 778 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montrose<7>
    • Wayland [Clark County]
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      • Wayland [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayland
    • Birmingham [Van Buren County]
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      • Birmingham [Van Buren County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birmingham have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
    • Bonaparte [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonaparte
      • Bonaparte [Van Buren County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 403 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonaparte have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonaparte
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonaparte<7>
    • Salem [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
      • Salem [Henry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 384 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<7>

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. Our list includes 7 papers. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Farmington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Farmington.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Van Buren County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Van Buren, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Farmington.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Farmington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Farmington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Farmington or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FarmingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Farmington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6401, Longitude: -91.7402    
<6>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.
<7>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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