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Welcome to Farmington ...

The city of Farmington is located in northwest New Mexico.

Farmington is located in San Juan County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Farmington has a population of 41,629 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Farmington is 5,490 feet [1,673 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Farmington is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Farmington lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Farmington, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Farmington is located in the (505) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Farmington had a population of 45,877 people (or 35.28% of the total population of San Juan County). This makes Farmington the county's most populous community.

The population of Farmington represents 2.23% of the total population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 45,877 people, the population of Farmington increased 21.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 37,844 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Farmington had an population of 41,629 people. This is a decrease of 9.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10% 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. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Aztec   [Map]   5,960   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bloomfield   [Map]   7,090   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Flora Vista   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Fruitland   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kirtland   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
La Plata   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 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, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, 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. Our list includes 15 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Farmington:

Websites for Farmington ...

Official Website: www.fmtn.org/

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Farmington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Farmington.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About San Juan County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Farmington: www.fmtn.org/

The official website for San Juan County: www.co.san-juan.nm.us/

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Farmington. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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: 36.7566, Longitude: -108.1774     [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.