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Welcome to Bloomingdale ...

The city of Bloomingdale is located in Chatham County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bloomingdale has a population of 2,689 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bloomingdale.

Bloomingdale is near sea level<3>.

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

Bloomingdale lies within the (912) area code.

The ZIP code for Bloomingdale: 31302<4>

Websites for Bloomingdale ...

Official Website: www.bloomingdale-ga.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bloomingdale had an population of 2,689 people. This is a decrease of 0.88% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bloomingdale had a population of 2,713 people. This makes Bloomingdale the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Bloomingdale represents 0.03% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 195th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bloomingdale.

Communities Also Named Bloomingdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Bloomingdale - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Bloomingdale ...

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

  • Savannah [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savannah
    • Savannah [Chatham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Bloomingdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 143,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savannah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savannah<6>
  • Richmond Hill [Bryan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond Hill
    • Richmond Hill [Bryan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Bloomingdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,408 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond Hill<6>
  • Rincon [Effingham County]
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    • Rincon [Effingham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Bloomingdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rincon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rincon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rincon<6>
  • Port Wentworth [Chatham County]
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    • Port Wentworth [Chatham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Bloomingdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,812 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wentworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Wentworth<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Port Wentworth Junction [Chatham County]
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      • Port Wentworth Junction [Chatham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Bloomingdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Wentworth Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Garden City [Chatham County]
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      • Garden City [Chatham County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Bloomingdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,213 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden City<6>
    • Hardeeville [Jasper County]
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      • Hardeeville [Jasper County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bloomingdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,451 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardeeville<6>
    • Springfield [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
      • Springfield [Effingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Bloomingdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,063 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<6>
    • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossignol Hill
      • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Bloomingdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,009 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossignol Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossignol Hill
    • Exley [Effingham County]
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      • Exley [Effingham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Bloomingdale
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exley have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exley

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bloomingdale ...

Looking for more information about Bloomingdale? 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 Bloomingdale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bloomingdale.

Adding Bloomingdale to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bloomingdale 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 Bloomingdale was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1863.

We also found Bloomingdale in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bloomingdale: www.bloomingdale-ga.com/

The official website for Chatham County: www.chathamcounty.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Chatham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bloomingdale.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bloomingdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Bloomingdale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bloomingdale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bloomingdale) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bloomingdale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BloomingdaleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bloomingdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1279, Longitude: -81.2980    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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