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Farmington, New Mexico
Welcome to Farmington ...
The city of Farmington is located in northwest New Mexico.
Farmington is located in San Juan County.
The location of Farmington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Farmington has a population of 45,450 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Farmington is 5,490 feet [1,673 m] above sea level.<3> 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 leave Farmington and travel west, 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.
The area code for Farmington: (505)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Farmington had a population of 45,877 people (which is 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 2017 Census Estimates, Farmington had an population of 45,450 people. This is a decrease of 0.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.1% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Farmington.
Communities near Farmington ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Farmington and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
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 for those tracing their genealogy.
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 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.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019