The location of Bloomfield
Welcome to Bloomfield ...
The city of Bloomfield is located
Bloomfield is located in San Juan County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Bloomfield has a population of 7,956 people<1> (see below for details).
The community of Bloomfield is 5,620 feet [1,713 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Bloomfield is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Bloomfield lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Bloomfield and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.
Bloomfield is within the (505) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bloomfield had a population of 8,112 people (which is 6.24% of the total population of San Juan County). This makes Bloomfield the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Bloomfield represents 0.39% of the total population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,112 people, the population of Bloomfield increased 26.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,417 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bloomfield had an population of 7,956 people. This is a decrease of 1.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.98% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Bloomfield ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bloomfield and not the distance if driven.<3>.
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, Nebraska, New Brunswick (2), New Jersey (2), 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bloomfield. We make it easy to see an overhead 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.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bloomfield:
Websites 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.
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 San Juan County: www.co.san-juan.nm.us/
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
|<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>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Bloomfield. 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7261, Longitude: -107.9791 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Bloomfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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