The town of Farmington is located in the central part of Connecticut, in Harford County. The first settlers came here in 1640, which means that the town is one of the oldest communities in the state. Farmington played a major part in the state’s abolitionist movement. In the 1800s the town got the nickname the Grand Central Station of the Connecticut Underground Railroad.
Modern Farmington is widely known as one of the best places to live in Connecticut. Being a town with a dense suburban feel, Farmington is also home to headquarters to such big corporations as Carvel, Otis Elevator Company.