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North Bloomfield, California

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Welcome to North Bloomfield ...

So far, we have found very little information about North Bloomfield. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added North Bloomfield to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with North Bloomfield, please Contact Us.

North Bloomfield would have been located within present day Nevada County<2>.

A typical abbreviation for North Bloomfield: N. Bloomfield

While the community is gone, the present day location for North Bloomfield is 3,280 feet [1,000 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of North Bloomfield is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where North Bloomfield was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

If North Bloomfield still existed, it would have been in the (530) area code.

Communities Also Named North Bloomfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named North Bloomfield - they are located in Connecticut, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for North Bloomfield.

Communities near North Bloomfield ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near North Bloomfield.

  • Grass Valley [Nevada County]
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    • Grass Valley [Nevada County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of North Bloomfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,763 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grass Valley<5>
  • Nevada City [Nevada County]
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    • Nevada City [Nevada County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of North Bloomfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,127 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nevada City<5>
  • Colfax [Placer County]
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    • Colfax [Placer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of North Bloomfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,009 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<5>
  • North Columbia [Nevada County]
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    • North Columbia [Nevada County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of North Bloomfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Blue Tent [Nevada County]
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      • Blue Tent [Nevada County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of North Bloomfield
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    • Scotts Flat [Nevada County]
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      • Scotts Flat [Nevada County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of North Bloomfield
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    • Washington [Nevada County]
    • Alleghany [Sierra County]
    • Forest [Sierra County]
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      • Forest [Sierra County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of North Bloomfield
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    • Camptonville [Yuba County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around North Bloomfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Bloomfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of North Bloomfield. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around North Bloomfield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around North Bloomfield. See our Newspapers Page for North Bloomfield.

Adding North Bloomfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of North Bloomfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for North Bloomfield was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for North Bloomfield on our Genealogy Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about North Bloomfield, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Nevada, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Bloomfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Bloomfield) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for North Bloomfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North BloomfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Bloomfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3679, Longitude: -120.9001    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






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