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Farmington

Farmington. 1 Town (1990 pop. 20,608), Hartford co., central Conn., on the Farmington River; inc. 1645. It is mainly residential with some light industries. The town has a private girls' school and the Univ. of Connecticut Medical Hospital (a teaching hospital). Of interest are the Congregational Church (1770) and two museums.

2 City (1990 pop. 33,997), San Juan co., NW N.Mex., at the confluence of the San Juan, Animas, and La Plata rivers; inc. 1901. A distribution point for the Navajo and Ute Mountain reservations, it is the trade center of an oil, natural gas, and irrigated farm area. The city itself has light industry. San Juan College is in Farmington. Aztec Ruins National Monument and Salmon Ruins are nearby.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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