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Welcome to Bloomfield ...

Bloomfield is located in Hartford County<1>.

Bloomfield is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Bloomfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bloomfield lies within the (860) area code.

The ZIP code for Bloomfield: 06002<3>

Adding Bloomfield to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of 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, we also found mention of Bloomfield elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bloomfield on a Rand McNally Map of Connecticut (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Bloomfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 52 communities that are also named Bloomfield - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois (4), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick (2), New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Bloomfield ...

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

  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Bloomfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterbury<5>
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Bloomfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterbury have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
  • Bristol [Hartford County]
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    • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Bloomfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<5>
  • Bristol [Hartford County]
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    • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Bloomfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Southington [Hartford County]
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      • Southington [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Bloomfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 43,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southington
    • Torrington [Litchfield County]
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      • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Bloomfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrington<5>
    • Torrington [Litchfield County]
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      • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Bloomfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Torrington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
    • Borough of Naugatuck [New Haven County]
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      • Borough of Naugatuck [New Haven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Bloomfield
      • Estimated population in 2014: 31,659 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Borough of Naugatuck have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Borough of Naugatuck
    • Naugatuck [New Haven County]
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      • Naugatuck [New Haven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Bloomfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,108 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naugatuck
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Naugatuck<5>
    • Naugatuck [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naugatuck
      • Naugatuck [New Haven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Bloomfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Naugatuck have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naugatuck

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 Bloomfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bloomfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of 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 Bloomfield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bloomfield. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bloomfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bloomfield ...

Looking for more information about Bloomfield? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bloomfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bloomfield.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Hartford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bloomfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Bloomfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bloomfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- 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 Bloomfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bloomfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bloomfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6396, Longitude: -73.2082    
<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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