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Farmington in San Juan County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Farmington

Population 30,792 Elevation 5395 ft

 
 
Farmington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 22, 2010
1. Farmington Marker
Inscription. Until 1876 this area comprised part of the Jicarilla Apache Reservation. Anglo settlement quickly began at the confluence of the San Juan, Animas, and La Plata Rivers. Farmington became a ranching and farming area and, later, an important producer of oil, gas, coal, and uranium.
 
Location. 36° 44.385′ N, 108° 16.891′ W. Marker is in Farmington, New Mexico, in San Juan County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 64 at milepost 46.1), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farmington NM 87401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Farmington, New Mexico (approx. 4 miles away); Footloose in Farmington: (approx. 4.3 miles away); Harriet Belle Amsden Sammons (1876-1954) (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
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Rear of Farmington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 22, 2010
2. Rear of Farmington Marker
Farmington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 22, 2010
3. Farmington Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 3, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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