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Bloomfield

Summary    
City/Town Name:
Bloomfield
State:
Connecticut
County:
Hartford County
Probate District:
3
Year Established:
1835
Year Incorporated:
1835
Form of Government:
Council - Manager
Town Hall Address:
Town Clerk
800 Bloomfield Avenue
P.O. Box 337
Bloomfield, CT 06002
(860) 769-3507
(860) 769-3500
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Web Address:
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History Brief:
Settlers from Windsor were in this area as early as 1660. The first established town of Messenger�s Farms was established as the Parish of Wintonbury in October 1736 and included part of the Poquonnock Society of Windsor. It was incorporated as the town of Bloomfield in May 1835. Town vital records begin 1835. Barbour collection records cover 1835-53.
   
Other City Names (2)
Name:Messenger Farms

Name:Wintonbury
 
Settled From (3)
Town Name:Farmington

Town Name:Simsbury

Town Name:Windsor
 
Population (2)
Year:1990
Population:19483

Year:2000
Population:19587
 
Founding Families (0)
No Data Available.
 
Cemeteries (9)
Name:Latimer Hill Cemetery
Location:10 Latimer Lane

Name:Mills Cemetery
Location:Near Windsor Town Line

Name:Mountainview Cemetery
Location:32 Mountain Avenue

Name:Mountainview Cemetery
Location:32 Mountain Avenue

Name:Mt. St, Benedict Cemetery
Location:1 Mt. St. Benedict

Name:Old Bloomfield Cemetery
Location:Granby Road

Name:Old North Cemetery
Location:28 Tunxis Avenue

Name:Old Wintonbury Cemetery
Location:28 Tunxis Avenue

Name:St. Andrew Cemetery
Location:57 Tarniffville Road
 
Churches (20)
Name:Beth Hillel Synagogue (860) 242-5561
Location:160 Wintonbury Avenue

Name:Bethel AME Church (860) 242-2969
Location:1154 Blue Hills Avenue

Name:Bloomfield United Methodist Church (860) 242-5641
Location:237 Schools Street

Name:Body of Christ Aspostolic Church (860) 726-9801
Location:1073 Blue Hills Avenue

Name:Brothers of the Sacred Heart
Location:1153 Blue Hills Avenue

Name:Calvary Church God in Christ (860) 242-1555
Location:770 Blue Hills Avenue

Name:Christ Church of Deliverence (860) 286-1103
Location:12 Cliffmount Drive

Name:Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (860) 242-2099
Location:34 Jerome Avenue
Website:www.lds.org

Name:Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (860) 726-9955
Location:1000 Mountain Road
Website:www.lds.org

Name:First Congregational Church in Bloomfield (860) 242-0776
Location:10 Wintonbury Avenue
Website:www.fccbloomfield.org

Name:Histpanic Evangelization (860) 243-0940
Location:467 Bloomfield Avenue

Name:Hope Seventh Day Adventists Church (860) 243-3426
Location:1052 Blue Hills Avenue

Name:Jehovah's Witnesses - Bloomfield (860) 242-3134
Location:580 Tower Avenue

Name:Messiah Missionary Baptist Church (860) 726-1087
Location:3 Tunxis Avenue

Name:New Covenant Baptist Church (860) 243-2368
Location:37 Walsh Street

Name:Old St. Andrews Episcopal Church (860) 242-4660
Location:59 Tariftville Road

Name:Pentecostal Church of Faith (860) 242-2776
Location:5 Chaple Street

Name:Sacred Heart Parish of Bloomfield (860) 242-4142
Location:26 Wintonbury Avenue

Name:St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (860) 242-1152
Location:590 Bloomfield Avenue

Name:Wintonury Baptist Church (860) 242-8996
Location:24 Maple Avenue
 
Monuments (0)
No Data Available.
 
Communities (0)
No Data Available.
 
Historical Locations (0)
No Data Available.
 
Notable Citizens (0)
No Data Available.
 
Newspapers (1)
Name:Bloomfield Journal Weekly (860) 688-4984
Type:Contemporary
Location:176 Broad Street Windsor, CT 06095
 
Schools (8)
Name:Bloomfield High School 9-12 (860) 286-2630
Type:High School
Location:Huckleberry Lane

Name:Carmen Arace Intermediate School 5-6 (860) 286-2626
Type:Middle School
Location:390 Park Avenue

Name:Carmen Arace Middle School 7-8 (860) 286-2622
Type:Middle School
Location:390 Park Avenue

Name:Harris Agri-Science Center 9-12 (860) 769-4200
Type:High School
Location:Huckleberry Lane

Name:J.P. Vincent Elementary School K-4 (860) 286-2640
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:11 Turkey Hill Road

Name:Laurel School K-4 (860) 286-2675
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:1 Filley Street

Name:Metacomet Elementary School K-4 (860) 286-2660
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:185 School Street

Name:The Big Picture High School 9-12 (860) 769-6600
Type:High School
Location:44 Griffin Road, South
Website:www.bigpicturehighschool.org
 
Libraries (2)
Name:Prosser Public Library (860) 243-9721
Type:Current
Location:1 Tunxis Avenue
Website:www.prosserlibrary.info

Name:Town of Bloomfield Wintonbury Branch (860) 242-0041
Type:Current
Location:1015 Blue Hills Avenue
Website:www.bloomfieldct.org
 
Published Histories (3)
Name:Bloomfield Connecticut Bicentennial of U.S. 1776-1976
Author:Bloomfield Bicentennial Committee
Date Published:1976
Publisher:Bloomfield Bicentennial Committe

Name:History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor, CT
Author:Henry Reed Stiles
Date Published:1891
Publisher:Case, Lockwood and Brainard

Name:Over Tunxis Trails
Author:Charlotte R. Goodrich
Date Published:1965
Publisher:Wintonbury Historical Society
 
Genealogy Websites (0)
No Data Available.
 
Historic Timeline (0)
No Data Available.
 
Town Historian (1)
Name:Contact the:
Contact Data:Wintonbury Historical Society
P.O. Box 7454
www.bloomfieldcthistory.org
 
Vital Records (1)
Birth:1847 - Present Earlier records Windsor, Farmington & Simsbury
Marriage:1835 - Present Earlier records Windsor, Farmington & Simsbury
Death:1847 - Present Earlier records Windsor, Farmington & Simsbury
 





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