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Welcome to Farmington ...

The town of Farmington is located in Alcorn County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Farmington has a population of 2,189 people<1> (see below for details).

Farmington is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Farmington: (662)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Farmington had a population of 2,186 people (which is 5.9% of the total population of Alcorn County). This makes Farmington the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Farmington represents 0.07% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 98th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,186 people, the population of Farmington increased 20.77% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,810 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Farmington had an population of 2,189 people. This is an increase of 0.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.94% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Farmington ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Farmington and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Booneville   [Map]   8,744   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   930   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Corinth   [Map]   14,818   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Iuka   [Map]   2,989   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Eastview (TN)   [Map]   697   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Michie (TN)   [Map]   589   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Farmington.

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, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (3), Michigan, Minnesota, 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Farmington. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Farmington.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Farmington? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Farmington.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Farmington. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 Mississippi: www.ms.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Farmington.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Farmington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Farmington. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Farmington) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Farmington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Farmington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9224, Longitude: -88.4432     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Farmington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Farmington.