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Farmington, Kansas
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Country United States
State Kansas
County Atchison
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.


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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