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Farmington

Farmington, WV

  • 304-825-6442
  • 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,

What’s there?
No. 9 Mine Memorial

The History:
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.

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