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Welcome to Bloomfield ...

The city of Bloomfield is located in Davis County and is the County Seat for Davis County.

The location of Bloomfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bloomfield has a population of 2,694 people<2> (see below for details).

Bloomfield is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Bloomfield lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bloomfield lies within the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Bloomfield: 52537<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bloomfield had a population of 2,640 people (or 30.16% of the total population of Davis County). This makes Bloomfield the county's most populous community.

The population of Bloomfield represents 0.09% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 127th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,640 people, the population of Bloomfield increased 1.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,601 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bloomfield had an population of 2,694 people. This is an increase of 2.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.58% since the 2000 Census).

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

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, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois (4), Indiana (3), 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bloomfield. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bloomfield. Our list includes 20 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Bloomfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ottumwa   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the North (N) of Bloomfield

Located in Wapello County

Eldon   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bloomfield

Located in Wapello County

Lancaster   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Bloomfield

Located in Schuyler County (MO)

Agency   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Bloomfield

Located in Wapello County

Moulton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Bloomfield

Located in Appanoose County

Milton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Bloomfield

Located in Van Buren County

Downing   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Bloomfield

Located in Schuyler County (MO)

Pulaski   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bloomfield

Blakesburg   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bloomfield

Located in Wapello County

Cantril   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Bloomfield

Located in Van Buren County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bloomfield.

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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 Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bloomfield.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bloomfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 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).

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<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- Bloomfield) 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 Bloomfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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: 40.7481, Longitude: -92.4182     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bloomfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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