Bloom, Colorado

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Bloom is an extinct town in Otero County, in the U.S. state of Colorado. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

A post office called Bloom was established in 1913, and remained in operation until 1938.[2] The community was named after Frank G. Bloom, a cattleman.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bloom, Colorado
  2. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  3. ^ Dawson, John Frank (1954). Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, CO: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 10.

Coordinates: 37°41′15″N 103°57′24″W / 37.68750°N 103.95667°W / 37.68750; -103.95667