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Welcome to Bloomburg ...

The town of Bloomburg is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Bloomburg is located in Cass County<1>.

The location of Bloomburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bloomburg has a population of 399 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bloomburg.

The community of Bloomburg is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bloomburg: (903) & (430)<5>

The ZIP code for Bloomburg: 75556<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bloomburg had an population of 399 people. This is a decrease of 1.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bloomburg had a population of 404 people. This makes Bloomburg the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 404 people, the population of Bloomburg increased 7.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 375 people).

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

Communities near Bloomburg ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bloomburg.

  • Atlanta (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
    • Atlanta lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the west of Bloomburg and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,424 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<8>
  • Vivian (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vivian
    • Vivian lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Bloomburg and is located in Caddo Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,443 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vivian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vivian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vivian<8>
  • Linden (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
    • Linden lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Bloomburg and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,888 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linden<8>
  • Queen City (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
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    • Queen City lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the west of Bloomburg and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,414 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queen City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queen City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Queen City<8>
  • Redwater (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
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    • Redwater lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northwest of Bloomburg and is located in Bowie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,104 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redwater<8>
  • Fouke (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
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    • Fouke lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Bloomburg and is located in Miller County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 876 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fouke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fouke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fouke<8>
  • Rodessa (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rodessa
    • Rodessa lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of Bloomburg and is located in Caddo Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 256 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rodessa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rodessa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rodessa<8>
  • Douglassville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglassville
    • Douglassville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Bloomburg and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 214 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglassville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglassville<8>
  • Ida (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ida
    • Ida lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Bloomburg and is located in Caddo Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 208 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ida have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ida
  • Domino (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Domino
    • Domino lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the north of Bloomburg and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 86 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Domino have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Domino

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 Bloomburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bloomburg.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bloomburg. 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 Bloomburg.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bloomburg. See our Newspapers Page for Bloomburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bloomburg ...

Looking for more information about Bloomburg? 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 Bloomburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bloomburg.

Adding Bloomburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bloomburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bloomburg was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bloomburg on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Cass, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bloomburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bloomburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<6>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 town (such as Bloomburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bloomburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bloomburg) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bloomburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BloomburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bloomburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1378, Longitude: -94.0591       In this case, the coordinates for Bloomburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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