Bloomington, Missouri

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Bloomington, Missouri
Unincorporated community
Bloomington, Missouri is located in Missouri
Bloomington, Missouri
Bloomington, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°47′49″N 92°33′37″W / 39.79694°N 92.56028°W / 39.79694; -92.56028Coordinates: 39°47′49″N 92°33′37″W / 39.79694°N 92.56028°W / 39.79694; -92.56028
Country United States
State Missouri
County Macon
Elevation 823 ft (251 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 660
GNIS feature ID 740681[1]

Bloomington is an unincorporated community in Macon County, Missouri, United States. Bloomington is 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north of Bevier. Bloomington was built in 1837, and is the oldest community in Macon County. It was originally called Box Ankle[2][3] and served as Macon County's seat until 1863.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bloomington, Missouri
  2. ^ "Disappearing Missouri Names". The Kansas City Star. March 19, 1911. p. 15. Retrieved August 15, 2014 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Macon County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved October 30, 2016.