About Farmers

Serving America Since 1928

In 1928, two men shared a dream of providing a quality insurance product at a reasonable price. In the decades that followed we’ve grown and adapted to meet the changing needs of Americans. But one constant has remained: We have an unwavering commitment to uphold our founding ideals to provide industry-leading products and first-rate services to the customers we’re privileged to serve.


Different Eras, Same Exceptional Service

Farmers not only prides itself on helping you plan wisely for the unexpected, but also on helping restore order when it occurs, so you can keep moving along the road of your life’s plans.

In 1959 a Farmers customer wrote us a letter of surprised gratitude when his car battery was replaced just an hour after it was stolen. A letter from a couple in 2002 wrote that their Farmers agent and claims adjuster “were exceptional in their handling of our grief, what we needed to do, and helpful in many other ways.” That same year, when Hurricane Rita struck Beaumont, Texas, Farmers sent 300 agents to assess damages while policy holders were evacuated. Farmers also donated $100,000 for the city’s emergency operations center and two megawatt generators that restored power to Beaumont. Whatever year or decade a disaster occurs, you can count on us to be there for you.

Today, the companies comprising the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies  make up one of the country's largest insurers of vehicles, homes and small businesses and provide a wide range of other insurance and financial services products.

Farmers is proud to serve more than 10 million households with more than 19 million individual policies across all 50 states through the efforts of over 48,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 21,000 employees.

The Farmers Exchanges are three reciprocal insurers (Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange and Truck Insurance Exchange) owned by their policyholders, and together with their subsidiaries and affiliates comprise the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies. Farmers Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, in their capacity as attorneys-in-fact, provide administrative and management services to the Farmers Exchanges.

Our Story

Our story began with the simple goal of insuring the vehicles of rural farmers but as the world changed, so did we. Visit our timeline  for a tour through the decades of Farmers.

WHY CHOOSE FARMERS?

We’ve spent almost 90 years putting customers first — personalized attention is a hallmark of the Farmers experience.

Farmers Agents

The value of a Farmers agent

Are you shopping for coverage? Ready to get a home insurance quote? Maybe you have a question about a policy or need to file a claim. Our agents are ready to provide service and support for all your insurance needs.

Farmers Claims

The ease of a Farmers claim

You’ll experience a similar level of care from our knowledgeable claims representatives, who work to return your life to normal as quickly as possible.

In the unfortunate event of a large-scale disaster, Farmers may even dispatch a Catastrophe Response Team in a Mobile Claims Center bus to process claims on-site in real time.

The experience of Farmers insights

You’ll probably have a few questions as you research home insurance coverage. If you’re not yet ready to speak with an agent, we might still have the answers you’re looking for. Explore an archive of helpful information here.

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