Location Profile

Farmington, New Mexico

Facility Type
Dialysis Center
Facility Location
Farmington, New Mexico
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Farmington, New Mexico. Consistently rated highly for its excellence, the provider offers several treatment options for specialized care. The facility is connected to one of the largest healthcare companies in the world and takes pride in offering compassionate quality care for all of its patients.

Community Overview

Farmington, New Mexico is located in the Four Corners region, the area where 4 states meet. The largest city in the region, it’s a family-friendly city known for its diversity, culture, and American Indian heritage. Farmington’s landscape offers endless opportunities for outdoor adventure, and the city’s performing arts venues are some of the best in the state.

Farmington is widely recognized as one of the best places to live in New Mexico. Niche.com readers have named it the 23rd best place to raise a family and the #1 most diverse location in New Mexico. Farmington features several American Indian tribes including the Navajo, Hopi, Southern Utes, and Apache in the area. As the longtime home of the tribes, the area will feature American Indian celebrations, games, festivals, and markets. Non-tribe members are invited to attend these events to understand the legacy and heritage of the people who have called the area home for hundreds of years.

Farmington and New Mexico itself offers great diversity beyond the American Indian people. There’s a grocery store named Manila Sunrise Store and Gourmet that offers Filipino groceries, tea and food, plus the Filipino American Foundation of New Mexico organizes events around the state. Nearby Aztec, New Mexico is 30 minutes away and has a growing Filipino population. Farmington is great for everyone who calls it home.

Learn more about Farmington at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

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Area Public schools are run by The Farmington Municipal School District which consists of 10 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 4 high schools. Forward-thinking and committed to arming students with technology, the district provides every secondary student with a laptop and offers state-of-the-art technology in the classrooms. There are over 12,000 computers available in the district so students can access technology and expand their horizons in all curriculum areas. Ladera Del Norte Elementary School is a National Blue Ribbon of Excellence while Farmington High, Piedra Vista High, and New Mexico Virtual Academy have all been recognized by U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools. The publication has ranked Piedra Vista High the 27th high school in New Mexico and among the top 6,000 in the country. There are also 10 private schools in Farmington.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

The diverse shopping of Farmington has something for every buyer and budget. Whether you want to browse a few familiar brand-name stores or just are on the lookout for something special, you’ll find it here in Farmington. With over 60 stores including names like The Children’s Place, Dillard’s, and Ulta, Farmington’s Animas Valley Mall is one of the best malls in New Mexico. The historic downtown has a cluster of boutiques and small shops with one-of-a-kind items like art, home decor, and gifts. Farmington also includes historic training posts that specialize in Native American arts and crafts like jewelry, rugs, and pottery. Visiting a trading post is a way to get a piece of authentic New Mexico craftsmanship while learning about the heritage of the area.

Farmington offers year-round entertainment with a busy slate of live performances at several venues. The Farmington Civic Center is at the heart of the cultural scene with productions by Sandstone Productions, the Four Corners Musical Theatre Company and the Heather McGaughey Youth Theatre. Local theatre company Sandstone Productions also offers outdoor summer theater at the Lions Wilderness for quality entertainment outside in nature. San Juan College is located in Farmington and offers even more live entertainment with shows at the campus Henderson Fine Arts Theatre. The Silhouette Series is its annual calendar of world, folk, jazz, American music, and family entertainment. San Juan also has a great symphony that offers 4 concerts each season at the Henderson Fine Arts Theatre.

Visit Farmington’s museums for a great time exploring culture, heritage, and science. The Farmington Museum has permanent exhibits on local history plus brings in traveling exhibits throughout the year. The Museum of Navajo Art & Culture is a celebration of the Navajo people, one of the largest tribes of American Indians. Farmington also includes the E3 Children’s Museum & Science Center, a hands-on interactive learning space. The Sherman Dugan Museum of Geology is located at San Juan College and has a great collection of over 100 minerals, fossils, and rocks. Among the museum’s highlights are dinosaur skeletons and historic mining equipment. Privately-owned and open to the public by appointment, the Bolack Museums are some of the most interesting sites in Farmington. The Bolack Museum of Fish & Wildlife offers you the chance to see more than 2,000 animal displays and view the amazing diversity of wildlife in our world. The Bolack Electromechanical is located on the same ranch and has a thorough collection of communications, telephone, and oil field equipment.

The diverse landscapes of Farmington are excellent for all kinds of adventure. Whether you love to hike, paddle, bike, fish, or indulge in another outdoor activity, Farmington is a great place for it. Visit the Animas River Trails in Animas Park for 8 miles of trails through various terrain and a chance to spot up to 100 species of birds. Want more of a hiking challenge? Trek 30 minutes outside the city to Aztec, New Mexico to view more than 300 stunning Aztec natural sandstone arches that date back more than 100 years. Kick up your adventure in Farmington with an off-road ATV tour through the hills, trails, and dunes, or embark on a whitewater rafting trip on the Animas River.

If you want to try several activities in one spot, head to Lake Farmington. Measuring 250 acres, the lake has a swimming beach, play areas, a waterslide, and inflatable water playground, plus watercraft rentals. You’ll be able to fish Lake Farmington year-round for rainbow trout, largemouth bass, catfish and pike. Grab a game of golf at one of the local public golf courses, including the renowned Pinon Hills which offers great golfing in the middle of a rugged landscape. When temperatures warm up, head to the Bisti Bay at Brookside Park for a cool good time. This aquatic center offers a lazy river, an in-pool playground, spray area, aquatic sports equipment, and 2 slides. Brookside Park is also home to a skate park and 2 playgrounds. For a more relaxed activity, get an up-close view of nature at the Riverside Nature Center. You can observe the wildlife through the center’s large windows and look down at the birds, frogs, and other species living below in the wetlands. There are also more than 45 additional city parks in the area.

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Crime Rate

You’ll be safe in Farmington. The city has a dedicated police department that’s committed to the safety of the community’s residents and visitors. There are 106 police officers in the department and they regularly engage in active crime prevention by working with the community.

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