Bloomfield, Montana

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Bloomfield, Montana
Unincorporated community
Bloomfield is located in Montana
Bloomfield
Bloomfield
Location of Bloomfield, Montana
Bloomfield is located in the US
Bloomfield
Bloomfield
Bloomfield (the US)
Coordinates: 47°24′46″N 104°55′02″W / 47.41278°N 104.91722°W / 47.41278; -104.91722Coordinates: 47°24′46″N 104°55′02″W / 47.41278°N 104.91722°W / 47.41278; -104.91722
Country United States
State Montana
County Dawson
Elevation 2,615 ft (797 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 150
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 59315
Area code(s) 406
GNIS feature ID 780133[1]

Bloomfield (formerly, Adams[2]) is a small unincorporated community in Dawson County, Montana.[1] It is located 23 miles (37 km) northeast of the Yellowstone River and the city of Glendive, Montana, which is the county seat for Dawson County.[1] Bloomfield is inside area code 406 and has a post office with ZIP code 59315.[3] The population of the community was 150 at the 2010 United States Census.[4]

The town takes its name from Bloomfield, Nebraska, hometown of settlers J. Berton and Dave Crockett.[5] They were soon followed by other Bloomfield families. Previously the town was part of an Amish community.[5]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Bloomfield has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bloomfield". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Visit Montana - Bloomfield". Retrieved 6 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Bloomfield, MT Zip Codes". Zip-Codes.com. Retrieved 6 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder - Community Facts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 10 December 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Montana Place Names Companion". Montana Historical Society. Retrieved 25 July 2017. 
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Bloomfield, Montana