Bloomington, Utah

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Bloomington
Neighborhood
Bloomington is located in Utah
Bloomington
Bloomington
Location of Bloomington in within the State of 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 a community in southern Washington County, Utah, United States, which now forms the southwestern part of the city of St. George.

Access to Bloomington is achieved by Interstate 15 in Utah Brigham Road Exit 4, Southern Parkway (SR-7)) Exit 2, or by Tonaquint Drive on the north side of the "Bloomington Circle", a loop that encircles the "Bloomington Country Club" neighborhood.

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 crosses the Virgin River and connects the "Bloomington Circle" to I-15 via Pioneer Road.[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. 25 Oct 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Kuzmanic, Joyce (21 Dec 2010). "An excavator worked tirelessly on the Man O War bridge today". St. George News. Retrieved 25 Apr 2016. 
  3. ^ "Official site.". bloomingtoncountryclub.com. Bloomington Country Club. Retrieved 2 Jan 2011. 
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Bloomington, Utah