- 1314 Mill Street Farmington, WV 26571
Farmington is a small community with a population of 375 as of the 2010 census. The hometown of Senator Joe Manchin and athletes/Pro Football Hall of Famers Frank Gatski and Sam Huff,
No. 9 Mine Memorial
It was named after the settlers’ penchant for farming. Waitman T. Willey, a Virginia lawyer and politician, who was one of the founders of West Virginia and served as one of the state’s first two senators, was born at Buffalo Creek, near present-day Farmington. Farmington is also the site of the 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster.