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Located on the outskirts of the south metro, Farmington has a fast growing community that enjoys the spacious setting of the 15 square mile city. With 22,000 residents estimated in the 2010 census, the city of Farmington’s population has nearly doubled in population since 2000. The community of Farmington is largely shaped by its events,… Read more »

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Farmington schools are operated within the Independent School District 192, also known as Farmington Area Public Schools. The district enrolls 6,900 students from grades K-12. The city of Farmington realizes the importance of education with a large portion of its population under the age of 18. In a 2010 census, of the 7,000 households in… Read more »

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The city of Farmington maintains a wide range of parkland. The Farmington community currently offers 913 acres of parkland open space, natural areas for residents to participate in active or passive activities. Approximately 48 miles of paved trails, nature trails, and boardwalks provide opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. There are a multitude of different recreational… Read more »

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The first settlers of what would become Farmington arrived in the 1850’s, to the area that was originally called Empire Township. In the 1850’s, the village of Dakota City was established around the intersections of the Minnesota Central, Hastings, and Dakota railroads, and the Vermillion River. Dakota City’s railroad station was the Farmington Station and nonresidents… Read more »

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Located in the southwest corner of Dakota County, and about 30 minutes south of the Minneapolis, Farmington, Minnesota, is a developing suburb that provides a small town attraction. Farmington boasts lively and growing businesses, which integrates the contrast of newer commercial development in the same vicinity of the well-established traditional areas. Additionally, the city’s still has… Read more »

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