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Welcome to Farmington ...

The city of Farmington is located in Davis County<1> and is the County Seat for Davis County.

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 25,339 people<3> (see below for details).

Farmington was settled in 1847 and was incorporated February 18, 1852.

The community of Farmington is 4,240 feet [1,292 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Farmington is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Farmington: (801) and (385)<5>

The ZIP code for Farmington: 84025<6>

Websites for Farmington ...

Official Website: www.farmington.utah.gov/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Farmington had an population of 25,339 people. This is an increase of 38.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 109.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Farmington had a population of 18,275 people (or 5.96% of the total population of Davis County). This makes Farmington the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Farmington represents 0.66% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 18,275 people, the population of Farmington increased 51.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,081 people).

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

Adding Farmington to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Farmington elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Farmington mentioned in the book 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, Iowa, 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, 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.

  • Salt Lake City [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Lake City
    • Salt Lake City [Salt Lake County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the south of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,567 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salt Lake City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salt Lake City<8>
  • Ogden [Weber County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ogden
    • Ogden [Weber County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 87,773 people
    • Former names for Ogden:
    • Brownsville
    • Fort Buenaventura
    • Ogden has also been known as:
    • Ogden City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ogden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ogden<8>
  • Layton [Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Layton
    • Layton [Davis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 78,014 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Layton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Layton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Layton<8>
  • Bountiful [Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bountiful
    • Bountiful [Davis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the south of Farmington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,981 people
    • Former names for Bountiful:
    • Calls Settlement
    • North Canyon Settlement
    • North Canyon Ward
    • North Mill Creek Canyon Ward
    • Sessions Settlement
    • Stoker
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bountiful
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bountiful<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Roy [Weber County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roy
      • Roy [Weber County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 39,613 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roy<8>
    • Clearfield [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearfield
      • Clearfield [Davis County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,118 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clearfield<8>
    • Syracuse [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Syracuse
      • Syracuse [Davis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,458 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Syracuse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Syracuse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Syracuse<8>
    • South Salt Lake [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Salt Lake
      • South Salt Lake [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Salt Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • South Salt Lake has also been known as:
      • South Salt Lake City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Salt Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Salt Lake<8>
    • Clinton [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
      • Clinton [Davis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,499 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<8>
    • North Salt Lake [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Salt Lake
      • North Salt Lake [Davis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the south of Farmington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Salt Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Salt Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Salt Lake<8>

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.

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 Utah

About Davis County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Farmington: www.farmington.utah.gov/

The official website for Davis County: www.daviscountyutah.gov/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Davis, 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>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<6>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).
<7>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 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 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9849, Longitude: -111.9060       In this case, the coordinates for Farmington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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