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Welcome to Bloomingdale ...

Bloomingdale is located in the Adirondacks.

Bloomingdale is located in Essex County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Bloomingdale, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1853.

Bloomingdale is 1,570 feet [479 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Bloomingdale: (518)

The ZIP code for Bloomingdale: 12913<3>

Communities Also Named Bloomingdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 23 communities that are also named Bloomingdale - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey (2), 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.

  • Saranac Lake
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Lake Placid
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Ray Brook
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
  • Whiteface
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whiteface
    • Whiteface is located in Essex County
  • Merrillsville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merrillsville
    • Merrillsville is located in Franklin County
  • Paul Smiths
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
  • Saranac Inn
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saranac Inn have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saranac Inn
    • Saranac Inn is located in Franklin County
  • North Elba
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Elba have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Elba
    • North Elba is located in Essex County
  • Wilmington
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Upper Jay
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bloomingdale was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Bloomingdale post office opened in 1853.

We also found Bloomingdale in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Bloomingdale.

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

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The official website for State of New York:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Essex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bloomingdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (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).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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