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Welcome to Bloomingdale ...

Bloomingdale is located in Clay County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Bloomingdale, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1871.

Bloomingdale is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Bloomingdale lies within the (605) area code.

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), New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), 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.

  • Vermillion
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vermillion have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vermillion
    • Vermillion is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,038 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vermillion <4>
  • Beresford
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beresford
    • Beresford is located in Union County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,043 people
    • Former name for Beresford:
    • Paris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beresford <4>
  • Centerville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville is located in Turner County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 870 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerville <4>
  • Viborg
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Alcester
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Irene
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irene have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irene
    • Irene is located in Turner County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 403 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irene <4>
  • Gayville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
  • Newcastle
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Wakonda
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakonda have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakonda
    • Wakonda is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 296 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakonda <4>
  • Nora
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nora have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nora
    • Nora is located in Union County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 240 people

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bloomingdale, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with 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.<5>

From that list, the Bloomingdale post office opened in 1871.

We also found Bloomingdale in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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.

The official website for Clay County: www.claycountysd.org/

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Clay, 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>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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