Farmington, Mississippi

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Farmington is a town in Alcorn County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 1,810 at the 2000 census. Its ZIP code is 38834.

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History

Before 1850, Farmington was a prosperous village. Its prosperity suffered a blow, however, when it was bypassed during the construction of the Memphis & Charleston Railroad.

Geography

Farmington is located at 34°55′29″N 88°26′9″W / 34.92472°N 88.43583°W / 34.92472; -88.43583 (34.924792, -88.435931)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.7 km²), of which, 3.7 square miles (9.7 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.53%) is water.

Communities near Farmington

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,810 people, 685 households, and 537 families residing in the town. The population density was 484.2 people per square mile (186.9/km²). There were 746 housing units at an average density of 199.6/sq mi (77.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.85% White, 1.10% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

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