Board of Aldermen and I would like to welcome you and your family
to Farmington, Mississippi. Originally chartered May 15, 1838, Farmington
was unable to remain chartered after being burned in 1862 during
the Civil War. Since re-incorporation in 1997, the Board of Aldermen
has worked to lead Farmington in the right direction and provide
its citizens with as many benefits and services as possible.
In 2009, the
Farmington Police Department had over 3,300 calls for service. A
call for service could be an auto accident, to assist the fire department
or sheriff's department, or to provide crime prevention for
the citizens or businesses.
In 2005, Farmington
began the Code Enforcement division of the police department. The
complaints or concerns on property maintenance and appearance as
well as animal control issues are investigated by a part-time code
Rescue is 30 members strong and utilizes three-quarters of a million
dollars in firefighting, EMS and rescue equipment. Farmington Fire
Rescue's fire protection rating is an eight. It protects 2,980
homes in 42 square miles in the northeast portion of Alcorn County.
A $6.5 million
wastewater collection system serves approximately 725 households
and businesses. The construction has been completed in phases with
the next phase adding approximately 40 homes to the service in 2010.
a safe family-oriented community that is prospering, growing and
welcoming to all.
past is glorious, the present is heartening, and the future is bright."