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City Highlights Series: Farmington, MI

By Thumb Home Inspection

Home inspector doing home inspection in Farmington Michigan.
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Farmington Michigan History:

Farmington was founded in 1824 by a man named Arthur Power. Power

was a Quaker man whom came from the state of New York. Farmington was

originally named Quakertown, as many of the settlers who came with Power were

also of the Quaker religion. Then in 1825 the first post office was established by

Dr. Eziekial Webb, a doctor and Farmington’s first postmaster. In 1826, Quakertown became Farmington, after Power’s hometown of Farmington, New York. Next came Farmington’s first school in 1828. It should also be noted that during the time of slavery, Farmington served as a station for the underground railroad.


Farmington Michigan Geography:

Farmington was the site of three prominent Native American Trails

which include the Orchard Lake Trail, Grand River Trail, and the Shiawassee Trail.

The city of Farmington covers over 33 square miles of land, which about .03 is

made up of water. Farmington is just west of Royal Oak.


Farmington Houses, Homes, Buildings, Property Structures, & home Inspections:

Farmington offers homebuyers a variety of different styles of homes to purchase.

There are historic homes, brick bungalows, modern homes and more. For

homebuyers or home sellers of historic homes, it is important to include an

asbestos and lead inspection during their home inspection. For modern homes, it

is encouraged that the home owners or home buyers include a radon and mold

inspection during their home inspection.


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