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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Bloomfield, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bloomfield and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Bloomfield:
    • 36.276191, -94.538274
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Bloomfield
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Bloomfield ...

We have found 51 communities that share the name Bloomfield.

Within Arkansas, the name Bloomfield is unique.

Beyond Arkansas, we know of another 51 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 51 communities, 46 are located in the United States and six are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Madison County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Bloomfield [Madison County].
    • California
      • Sonoma County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Sonoma County and lies 1,555 miles [2,502.5 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sonoma County community of Bloomfield.
    • Connecticut
      • Hartford County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Hartford County and lies 1,199 miles [1,929.6 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hartford County community of Bloomfield.
    • Florida
      • Lake County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Florida community of Bloomfield [Lake County].
    • Illinois
      • Adams County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Adams County and lies 312 miles [502.1 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Bloomfield.
      • Edgar County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Edgar County and lies 443 miles [712.9 km] to the northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Edgar County community of Bloomfield.
      • Johnson County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Johnson County and lies 323 miles [519.8 km] to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of Bloomfield.
      • Scott County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Scott County and lies 318 miles [511.8 km] to the northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scott County community of Bloomfield.
    • Indiana
      • Greene County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Greene County and lies 456 miles [733.9 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greene County community of Bloomfield.
      • Jay County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Jay County and lies 594 miles [956 km] to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jay County community of Bloomfield.
      • Spencer County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Spencer County and lies 426 miles [685.6 km] to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spencer County community of Bloomfield.
    • Iowa
      • Davis County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Davis County and lies 329 miles [529.5 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davis County community of Bloomfield.
    • Kansas
      • Elk County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Bloomfield [Elk County].
      • McPherson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Bloomfield [McPherson County].
      • Montgomery County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Bloomfield [Montgomery County].
      • Phillips County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Bloomfield [Phillips County].
    • Kentucky
      • Nelson County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Nelson County and lies 520 miles [836.9 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nelson County community of Bloomfield.
    • Maryland
      • Frederick County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Frederick County and lies 957 miles [1,540.1 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Frederick County community of Bloomfield.
      • Talbot County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Talbot County and lies 1,022 miles [1,644.7 km] to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Talbot County community of Bloomfield.
    • Michigan
      • Oakland County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Oakland County and lies 741 miles [1,192.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oakland County community of Bloomfield.
      • Tuscola County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Bloomfield [Tuscola County].
    • Minnesota
      • Hennepin County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Minnesota community of Bloomfield [Hennepin County].
    • Mississippi
      • Kemper County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Kemper County and lies 408 miles [656.6 km]<2> to the southeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kemper County community of Bloomfield.
      • Neshoba County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Neshoba County and lies 397 miles [638.9 km] to the southeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Neshoba County community of Bloomfield.
    • Missouri
      • Carroll County
      • Although located in Carroll County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Bloomfield.
      • Stoddard County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Stoddard County and lies 258 miles [415.2 km]<2> to the east of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stoddard County community of Bloomfield.
    • Montana
      • Dawson County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Dawson County and lies 934 miles [1,503.1 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dawson County community of Bloomfield.
    • Nebraska
      • Knox County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Knox County and lies 466 miles [750 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Bloomfield.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Bloomfield lies 1,542 miles [2,481.6 km]<2> to the northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
    • New Jersey
      • Essex County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Essex County and lies 1,139 miles [1,833 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Essex County community of Bloomfield.
      • Middlesex County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Bloomfield [Middlesex County].
    • New Mexico
      • San Juan County
      • This Bloomfield is located in San Juan County and lies 746 miles [1,200.6 km]<2> to the west of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Juan County community of Bloomfield.
    • New York
      • Ontario County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Ontario County and lies 1,016 miles [1,635.1 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ontario County community of Bloomfield.
      • Richmond County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Richmond County and lies 1,138 miles [1,831.4 km] to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richmond County community of Bloomfield.
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • This Bloomfield lies 2,205 miles [3,548.6 km]<2> to the northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
    • North Carolina
      • Iredell County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Iredell County and lies 760 miles [1,223.1 km]<2> to the east of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Iredell County community of Bloomfield.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Bloomfield lies 1,603 miles [2,579.8 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
    • Ohio
      • Jefferson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Bloomfield [Jefferson County].
      • Morrow County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Morrow County and lies 698 miles [1,123.3 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morrow County community of Bloomfield.
      • Muskingum County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Muskingum County and lies 741 miles [1,192.5 km] to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Muskingum County community of Bloomfield.
      • Washington County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Washington County and lies 760 miles [1,223.1 km] to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Bloomfield.
    • Oklahoma
      • Bloomfield #
      • This community is historic<1> and we have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for Bloomfield.
    • Ontario
      • This Bloomfield lies 1,054 miles [1,696.2 km]<2> to the northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
    • Pennsylvania
      • Allegheny County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Allegheny County and lies 980 miles [1,577.2 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allegheny County community of Bloomfield.
      • Crawford County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Bloomfield [Crawford County].
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Bloomfield lies 1,711 miles [2,753.6 km]<2> to the northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
    • South Dakota
      • Spink County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Spink County and lies 606 miles [975.3 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spink County community of Bloomfield.
    • Texas
      • Cooke County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Cooke County and lies 240 miles [386.2 km]<2> to the southwest of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cooke County community of Bloomfield.
    • Vermont
      • Essex County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Essex County and lies 1,331 miles [2,142 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Essex County community of Bloomfield.
    • Virginia
      • Loudoun County
      • This Bloomfield is located in Loudoun County and lies 932 miles [1,499.9 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Bloomfield that is located in Benton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Loudoun County community of Bloomfield.
    • Wisconsin
      • Walworth County
      • Although located in Walworth County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Walworth County community of Bloomfield.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bloomfield ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Cherokee City [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee City
    • Cherokee City [Benton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Bloomfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee City
  • Cross Roads [Benton County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Roads
    • Cross Roads [Benton County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Bloomfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Dawn Hill [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dawn Hill
    • Dawn Hill [Benton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Bloomfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dawn Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawn Hill
  • Eldorado Springs [Benton County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldorado Springs
    • Eldorado Springs [Benton County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Bloomfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldorado Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Falling Springs [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falling Springs
      • Falling Springs [Benton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Bloomfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Springs
    • Flint [Benton County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint
      • Flint [Benton County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Bloomfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jaybird [Benton County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jaybird
      • Jaybird [Benton County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Bloomfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jaybird have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lone Elm [Benton County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Elm
      • Lone Elm [Benton County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Bloomfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lone Elm have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Springtown [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springtown
      • Springtown [Benton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Bloomfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springtown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 97 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springtown
    • Twin Springs [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Springs
      • Twin Springs [Benton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Bloomfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Springs

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Bloomfield. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Paul 'Daffy' Dean     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Lucas (Arkansas) on Thursday August 14, 1913 and died in Springdale (Arkansas) on Tueday March 17, 1981 at the age of 67. He is buried at Oakland Memorial Cemetery (Johnson County, Arkansas).
      • Springdale is located 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Bloomfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul 'Daffy' Dean<4>
    • Mickey Mantle     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Spavinaw (Oklahoma) on Tueday October 20, 1931 and died in Dallas (Texas) on Sunday August 13, 1995 at the age of 63. He is buried at Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas).
      • Spavinaw is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Bloomfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mickey Mantle<4>
    • Mickey Charles Mantle     (Major League Baseball)
    • Woodrow Wilson Rawls     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Scraper (Oklahoma) on Wednesday September 24, 1913 and died in Marshfield (Wisconsin) on Sunday December 16, 1984 at the age of 71.
      • Scraper is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest of Bloomfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Woodrow Wilson Rawls<4>

How Far From Bloomfield to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Bloomfield to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Bloomfield and extending to:

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    • Bentonville, which is the Seat of Benton County and lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Bloomfield to Bentonville, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 hours.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 166 miles [267.2 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 973 miles [1,565.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 38 days and walking would take 56 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,717 miles [10,810 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,455 miles [11,997.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,337 miles [8,589.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Benton County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bloomfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Benton County: www.co.benton.ar.us/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Bloomfield could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bloomfield) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bloomfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2762, Longitude: -94.5383       In this case, the coordinates for Bloomfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<6>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Bloomfield to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 318.80 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.599 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.144 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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