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Farmington, Kansas
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Country United States
State Kansas
County Atchison
Elevation
1,030 ft (310 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code 913
FIPS code 20-23150
GNIS ID 473485

Farmington is an unincorporated community in Atchison County, Kansas, United States.

History

Farmington had its start by the building of the Missouri Pacific Railroad through that territory.

A post office was opened in Farmington in 1868, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1940.


Notable people

  • Pardee Butler - Free-State advocate, abolitionist, preacher
  • Milo Hastings - Inventor
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