Bloomington, Utah

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Bloomington
Bloomington is located in Utah
Bloomington
Bloomington
Location of Bloomington in Utah
Coordinates: 37°02′48″N 113°36′22″W / 37.04667°N 113.60611°W / 37.04667; -113.60611Coordinates: 37°02′48″N 113°36′22″W / 37.04667°N 113.60611°W / 37.04667; -113.60611
Country United States
State Utah
County Washington
City St. George
Settled 1870
Founded by William Carpenter
Elevation 2,523 ft (769 m)
Time zone Mountain (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) Mountain (UTC-6)
ZIP Code 84790
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 1437504[1]

Bloomington is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Utah, United States, which forms the southwestern part of the city of St. George.

Access to Bloomington is achieved by Interstate 15 exit 4, Brigham Road, exit 2, Southern Parkway, or by Tonaquint Drive on the North side of the "Bloomington Circle", a loop that encircles the "Bloomington Country Club".

Notable Events[edit]

In 2005 there was massive flooding in the Washington County area. The Man-O-War bridge usually remained opened; however, it was closed for a few hours at a time during the worst of the flooding. The community gathered together to sandbag and protect homes along the Virgin River. Although many were flooded, no houses were swept away as they were in the Green Valley area.

Man O War Bridge[edit]

The Man O War Bridge connects Bloomington to Interstate 15.[2]

Bloomington Country Club[edit]

The Bloomington country club is a private, members golf course in Bloomington.[3]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Bloomington has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Kuzmanic, Joyce (December 21, 2010). "An excavator worked tirelessly on the Man O War bridge today". Dixie Press. Retrieved January 2, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Official site.". Bloomington Country Club. Retrieved January 2, 2011. 
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Bloomington, Utah