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Welcome to Farmington ...

The town of Farmington is located in Whitman County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Farmington has a population of 152 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Farmington.

Farmington is 2,630 feet [802 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Farmington is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Farmington lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Farmington lies within the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Farmington: 99128<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Farmington had an population of 152 people. This is an increase of 4.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Farmington had a population of 146 people. This makes Farmington the county's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 146 people, the population of Farmington decreased 4.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 153 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, 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, Utah, Virginia (3), 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.

  • Palouse [Whitman County]
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    • Palouse [Whitman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Farmington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,055 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palouse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palouse<6>
  • Potlatch [Latah County]
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    • Potlatch [Latah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Farmington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 822 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potlatch<6>
  • Tekoa [Whitman County]
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    • Tekoa [Whitman County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Farmington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 773 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tekoa<6>
  • Garfield [Whitman County]
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    • Garfield [Whitman County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Farmington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garfield<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rosalia [Whitman County]
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      • Rosalia [Whitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Farmington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 545 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosalia<6>
    • Oakesdale [Whitman County]
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      • Oakesdale [Whitman County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Farmington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 425 people
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    • Onaway [Latah County]
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      • Onaway [Latah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Farmington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onaway have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Latah [Spokane County]
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      • Latah [Spokane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Farmington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 187 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latah<6>
    • Tensed [Benewah County]
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      • Tensed [Benewah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Farmington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 123 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tensed have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tensed<6>
    • Waverly [Spokane County]
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      • Waverly [Spokane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Farmington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 110 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly

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. Our list includes 6 papers. 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.

Adding Farmington to Our Gazetteer ...

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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Farmington was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Farmington

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Farmington on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Washington

About Whitman County

About Washington

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 Whitman County: www.whitmancounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Whitman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Farmington.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Farmington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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 FarmingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Farmington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.0908, Longitude: -117.0447    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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