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Communities Also Named Bloomington ...

We have found 32 communities that share the name Bloomington.

Within Nova Scotia, the name Bloomington is unique.

Beyond Nova Scotia, we know of another 32 communities that are located throughout in Canada and the United States. Of these 32 communities, .

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jackson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Bloomington [Jackson County].
    • Arkansas
      • Van Buren County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Bloomington [Van Buren County].
    • California
      • San Bernardino County
      • This Bloomington is located in San Bernardino County and lies 2,838 miles [4,567.3 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Bernardino County community of Bloomington.
    • Idaho
      • Bear Lake County
      • This Bloomington is located in Bear Lake County and lies 2,298 miles [3,698.3 km]<3> to the west northwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bear Lake County community of Bloomington.
    • Illinois
      • McLean County
      • This Bloomington is located in McLean County and lies 1,250 miles [2,011.7 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McLean County community of Bloomington.
    • Indiana
      • Monroe County
      • This Bloomington is located in Monroe County and lies 1,168 miles [1,879.7 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Bloomington.
    • Iowa
      • Story County
      • This Bloomington is located in Story County and lies 1,438 miles [2,314.2 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Story County community of Bloomington.
    • Kansas
      • Atchison County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Bloomington [Atchison County].
      • Butler County
      • This Bloomington is located in Butler County and lies 1,717 miles [2,763.2 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Butler County community of Bloomington.
      • Coffey County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Bloomington [Coffey County].
      • Osborne County
      • This Bloomington is located in Osborne County and lies 1,755 miles [2,824.4 km] to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Osborne County community of Bloomington.
      • Riley County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Bloomington [Riley County].
    • Kentucky
      • Grayson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Bloomington [Grayson County].
      • Magoffin County
      • This Bloomington is located in Magoffin County and lies 1,056 miles [1,699.5 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Magoffin County community of Bloomington.
    • Maryland
      • Garrett County
      • This Bloomington is located in Garrett County and lies 809 miles [1,302 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Garrett County community of Bloomington.
    • Minnesota
      • Hennepin County
      • This Bloomington is located in Hennepin County and lies 1,378 miles [2,217.7 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hennepin County community of Bloomington.
    • Missouri
      • Macon County
      • This Bloomington is located in Macon County and lies 1,442 miles [2,320.7 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Macon County community of Bloomington.
    • Nebraska
      • Franklin County
      • This Bloomington is located in Franklin County and lies 1,751 miles [2,818 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Bloomington.
    • New York
      • Ulster County
      • This Bloomington is located in Ulster County and lies 498 miles [801.5 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ulster County community of Bloomington.
    • North Carolina
      • Stanly County
      • This Bloomington is located in Stanly County and lies 1,039 miles [1,672.1 km]<3> to the southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stanly County community of Bloomington.
    • Ohio
      • Clinton County
      • This Bloomington is located in Clinton County and lies 1,022 miles [1,644.7 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clinton County community of Bloomington.
    • Oklahoma
      • Greer County
      • This Bloomington is located in Greer County and lies 1,938 miles [3,118.9 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greer County community of Bloomington.
    • Ontario
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Bloomington.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Clearfield County
      • This Bloomington is located in Clearfield County and lies 734 miles [1,181.3 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clearfield County community of Bloomington.
      • Lackawanna County
      • This Bloomington is located in Lackawanna County and lies 581 miles [935 km] to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lackawanna County community of Bloomington.
    • South Dakota
      • Charles Mix County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Charles Mix County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Charles Mix County community of Bloomington.
    • Tennessee
      • Pickett County
      • This Bloomington is located in Pickett County and lies 1,197 miles [1,926.4 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pickett County community of Bloomington.
      • Putnam County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Bloomington [Putnam County].
    • Texas
      • Victoria County
      • This Bloomington is located in Victoria County and lies 2,069 miles [3,329.7 km]<3> to the west southwest.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Victoria County community of Bloomington.
    • Utah
      • Washington County
      • This Bloomington is located in Washington County and lies 2,551 miles [4,105.4 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Bloomington.
    • West Virginia
      • Roane County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Bloomington [Roane County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Grant County
      • This Bloomington is located in Grant County and lies 1,291 miles [2,077.7 km]<3> to the west.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Bloomington.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bloomington ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Central Clarence
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central Clarence
    • Central Clarence lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Bloomington
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Clarence
  • Forest Glade
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Glade
    • Forest Glade lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Bloomington
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Glade came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Glade
  • Frog Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frog Lake
    • Frog Lake lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Bloomington
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frog Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frog Lake
  • Greenwood
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    • Joe Simon
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joe Simon
      • Joe Simon lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Bloomington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joe Simon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joe Simon
    • Paradise
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise
      • Paradise lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Bloomington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise
    • Prince Albert
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prince Albert
      • Prince Albert lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Bloomington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prince Albert came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prince Albert
    • Rockville Notch
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville Notch
      • Rockville Notch lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Bloomington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockville Notch came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville Notch
    • Scrag Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scrag Lake
      • Scrag Lake lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Bloomington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scrag Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scrag Lake
    • Spa Springs
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spa Springs
      • Spa Springs lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Bloomington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spa Springs came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spa Springs
    • Squirreltown
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Squirreltown
      • Squirreltown lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Bloomington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Squirreltown came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Squirreltown

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Bloomington. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Rose Fortune     (Businesswomand, police officer)
      • Businesswomand, police officer. She was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Sunday March 13, 1774 and died in Annapolis Royal (Nova Scotia) on Saturday February 20, 1864 at the age of 89. She is buried at Garrison Graveyard (Annapolis County, Nova Scotia).
      • Annapolis Royal is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Bloomington.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rose Fortune<6>
    • Thelma Vivian Stevens Pepper     (Photographer)
      • Photographer. She was born in Kingston (Nova Scotia) on Wednesday July 28, 1920 and died in Saskatoon (Saskatchewan) on Tueday December 1, 2020 at the age of 100.
      • Kingston is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north of Bloomington.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thelma Vivian Stevens Pepper<6>

How Far From Bloomington to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Bloomington to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Bloomington and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 521 miles [838.5 km]<3> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Bloomington to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 30 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 21 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,155 miles [8,296.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,862 miles [9,434 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,738 miles [6,015.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<11>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bloomington. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Nova Scotia: https://novascotia.ca

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Bloomington could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Bloomington, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bloomington) 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 Bloomington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bloomington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bloomington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8806, Longitude: -65.0014    
<4>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<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 Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<7>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<8>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Bloomington to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 299.834 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 295.379 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 296.306 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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