Farmington, Tennessee

Farmington is an unincorporated community in Marshall County, in the U.S. state of Tennessee.[1] The community is concentrated around the intersection of U.S. Route 31 and State Route 64 west of Shelbyville and east of Lewisburg.

Farmington, Tennessee
Church in Farmington
Church in Farmington
Farmington, Tennessee is located in Tennessee
Farmington, Tennessee
Farmington, Tennessee
Farmington, Tennessee is located in the United States
Farmington, Tennessee
Farmington, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°30′04″N 86°42′39″W / 35.50111°N 86.71083°W / 35.50111; -86.71083Coordinates: 35°30′04″N 86°42′39″W / 35.50111°N 86.71083°W / 35.50111; -86.71083
CountryUnited States
StateTennessee
CountyMarshall
Elevation
689 ft (210 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
37091
Area code(s)931
GNIS feature ID1284147[1]

HistoryEdit

A post office called Farmington was established in 1836, and remained in operation until 1902.[2] Farmington was so named for its location in a farming district.[3]

The community witnessed the Battle of Farmington of 1863, which resulted in a Union victory.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Farmington, Tennessee
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  3. ^ History of Tennessee from the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed Publishing Company. 1886. p. 898.
  4. ^ "The Battle of Farmington". Retrieved 18 June 2017.