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Welcome to Bloomfield ...

The city of Bloomfield is located in Knox County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bloomfield has a population of 946 people<1> (see below for details).

Bloomfield is 1,680 feet [512 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you leave Bloomfield and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Area codes for Bloomfield: (402) and (531)<3>

The ZIP code for Bloomfield: 68718<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bloomfield had a population of 1,028 people (which is 11.81% of the total population of Knox County). This makes Bloomfield the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Bloomfield represents 0.06% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 104th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,028 people, the population of Bloomfield decreased 8.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,126 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bloomfield had an population of 946 people. This is a decrease of 7.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.99% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bloomfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hartington   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the East (E) of Bloomfield

Located in Cedar County

Plainview   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bloomfield

Located in Pierce County

Creighton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bloomfield

Osmond   [Map]

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

Located in Pierce County

Crofton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bloomfield

Wausa   [Map]

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

Verdigre   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Bloomfield

Santee   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bloomfield

Fordyce   [Map]

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

Located in Cedar County

Center   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Bloomfield

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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), Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, 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.

Websites for Bloomfield ...

Official Website:

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 5 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bloomfield:

The official website for Knox County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, 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: 42.5989, Longitude: -97.6456     [Map].

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