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Welcome to Farmington ...

The town of Farmington is located in Alcorn 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, Farmington has a population of 2,155 people<3> (see below for details).

Farmington is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Farmington had an population of 2,155 people. This is a decrease of 1.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.06% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Farmington had a population of 2,186 people (or 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 total 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Farmington ...

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

  • Tulu [McNairy County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tulu have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tulu
    • Tulu [McNairy County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2014: 18,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulu
  • Corinth [Alcorn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corinth
    • Corinth [Alcorn County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corinth<6>
  • Booneville [Prentiss County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booneville
    • Booneville [Prentiss County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,497 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<6>
  • Selmer [McNairy County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selmer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selmer
    • Selmer [McNairy County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,291 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selmer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selmer<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Iuka [Tishomingo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iuka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iuka
      • Iuka [Tishomingo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,937 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iuka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iuka<6>
    • Burnsville [Tishomingo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
      • Burnsville [Tishomingo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 934 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
    • Nixon [Hardin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nixon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nixon
      • Nixon [Hardin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2014: 718 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nixon
    • Eastview [McNairy County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastview
      • Eastview [McNairy County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 707 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastview
    • Michie [McNairy County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Michie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Michie
      • Michie [McNairy County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Michie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Michie<6>
    • Pittsburg Landing Ferry [Hardin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsburg Landing Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburg Landing Ferry
      • Pittsburg Landing Ferry [Hardin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2014: 555 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburg Landing Ferry

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Alcorn County

About Mississippi

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 Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Alcorn, 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 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 Farmington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Farmington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9224, Longitude: -88.4432       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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