It was founded as a Saxon village and first mentioned in history in 1086.
Today, it is best known for its association with aviation, being the location of much aviation history and the setting of the Farnborough Airshow, Farnborough Aerodrome, Royal Aircraft Establishment, and the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.
People Born in Farnborough
Farnborough in People's Lives
James McAvoy: I traveled here in 2010 to film scenes of the movie X-Men: First Class.
Michael Fassbender: I traveled here in 2010 to film scenes of the movie X-Men: First Class. We filmed at the Wind Tunnel.