On the night of Nov. 22, 1879, the citizens of Farmington were aroused by the continued blowing of the whistle of a Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul engine, which was waiting near the depot.
In 1856 James C. Dow, editor of the Dakota Weekly Journal, a territorial newspaper published in Hastings, wrote, "Farmington is situated on the Vermillion River, about fifteen miles from Hastings.RELATED CONTENT
Fountain Valley has been part of the Farmington golf community since 1978, and while there has been talk of closing the course to make way for development that won’t happen for at least the immediate future.
Farmington area basic and expanded basic cable lineup for 2009.
The Farmington Parks and Recreation Department maintains more than 722 acres of parkland and more than 40 miles of trails.RELATED CONTENT
The Farmington City Council is made up of a mayor and four at-large council members, each serving a four-year term.RELATED CONTENT
The last weekend of every June, Farmington comes alive with the annual community celebration, now known as Rambling River Days.
The Farmington Youth Athletic Association (FYAA) member sports offer the following youth athletic programs. Program information and registration details are available at www.farmingtonsports.org or 952-985-FYAA.RELATED CONTENT
Since August of 1982 the facility now known as Rambling River Center has provided a gathering place for Farmington’s senior community.RELATED CONTENT
To get a free library card, simply stop at the library and register. You must be a resident of Dakota County and provide photo identification and proof of your current address.
Worship directory for the Farmington area.RELATED CONTENT
The Farmington community is not restricted to the city’s boundaries but also includes the surrounding townships. Many residents from the city and the townships plan events which benefit all residents in the area.RELATED CONTENT
Most of District 192’s Community Education registration and classes are conducted at the Community Education Center, which is located within the Meadowview Elementary School building.
The start of the 2009-10 school year brought a lot of change to the Farmington School District.RELATED CONTENT