Farmington is a town in the northwest region of the state of New Mexico, United States of America.
It is notable as a gateway to Navajo Nation and the Four Corners area, and as a center for folk art, particularly Navajo weavings. Attractions associated with the nearby towns of Aztec, Bloomfield, Kirtland and Shiprock, about the nearest things that highly rural northwestern New Mexico has to "suburbs," are also covered in this article.
Farmington is connected by roads coming from all directions. US-64 runs east-west through Bloomfield, Farmington, and Shiprock. US-550 runs north-south through Bloomfield and Aztec, running from near Albuquerque to the south and Durango to the north. US-491 runs north-south... (more)
Farmington is connected by roads coming from all directions. US-64 runs east-west through Bloomfield, Farmington, and Shiprock. US-550 runs north-south through Bloomfield and Aztec, running from near Albuquerque to the south and Durango to the north. US-491 runs north-south through Shiprock, continuing south to Gallup and north to Cortez.
Farmington is served by several commuter air links and is the home base for Mesa Airlines, a commuter airline with links to various majors. Air travel from Albuquerque, Denver and Phoenix is relatively convenient. No passenger trains serve the town.
Farmington is known for its outstanding recreational facilities and events, annually hosting the Connie Mack World Series, the XTERRA Four Corners Off-Road Triathlon and The Road Apple Rally, the longest running annual mountain bike race in the country. World class trout fishing on the San Juan River, below the Navajo Dam, and golf at Pinon Hills Golf Course are top attractions year-around.
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Farmington. The stinky arm pit of america.
I love most of this state, but not Farmington.
Farmington. visited kody while she lived here.
Farmington. visitng family
Farmington. Born and raised
Farmington, Bloomfield, Lybrook. it's been good so far! still live here
trip to New Mexico. Farmington,NM. LasCruces,NM.. visited in towns..
Trip. When the boys and i went to CO, the Saunders took us to shop in Farmington 2x.
Farmington. Was there one weekend -- my brother's wedding. UGLY.
Farmington. Lived with my Dad here when I was a tyke.
farmington, aztec, bloomfeild. boring...
Farmington, Albuerquerque. fun
Farmington. Visited Family multiple times.
Travel from Panama to NJ - 1977. Stayed in Deming and Farmington
lived in Farmington. ok. was very small. Lived on a Native American reservation
Farmington. what an interesting place
Farmington. Not a bad trip, but it was for work...
Farmington, 4 corners. dry