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Overview

Introduction to Bloomfield, New Jersey

Bloomfield, New Jersey, in Essex county, is 2 miles N of East Orange, New Jersey and 5 miles N of Newark, New Jersey. The people of the town are in the Newark metropolitan area.

Bloomfield History

Prior to its incorporation Bloomfield was a part of Newark Township. It was incorporated as a township on March 23, 1812. It derived its name from Presbyterian parish, which was named after Joseph Bloomfield, the Governor of New Jersey at that time. At the time of incorporation, the town of Bloomfield included the villages of Montclair, Glen Ridge, Belleville and Woodside. On February 26, 1900, it was incorporated as a town.

Bloomfield and nearby Attractions

  • The Oakeside Mansion
  • Newark Museum
  • New Jersey Historical Society Museum
  • Edgemont Memorial Park
  • Brookdale Park

Things To Do In Bloomfield

Bloomfield includes a number of tennis courts, softball complex and playgrounds. You can also spend your leisure time at the town’s shopping centers and clubs. The Recreational Department of Bloomfield also organizes a number of events throughout the year.

Bloomfield Transportation

Air transportation is available from Newark International.

Bloomfield Higher Education

The local college is Bloomfield college.

Bloomfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Essex County
Standard Zip Codes7003
Phone Area Codes862,973
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.81
Approximate Longitude-74.18

Bloomfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationESSEX FELLS SERV BLDG
Distance5.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51.9 inches
StationNEWARK INTL AP
Distance6.3 miles
Jan Temp24 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 85 F
Oct Temp48 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches
StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 84 F
Oct Temp50 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Bloomfield Public Libraries

Bloomfield Public Library
90 BROAD STREET
Bloomfield, New Jersey
(973) 566-6200

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Bloomfield Public Schools

Berkeley Elementary
351 Bloomfield Ave
ZIP: 7003
(973) 680-8540
Primary
Total Enrollment 441
Bloomfield High School
160 Broad Street
ZIP: 7003
(973) 680-8500
High
Total Enrollment 1937
Bloomfield Middle School
60 Huck Road
ZIP: 7003
(973) 680-8620
Middle
Total Enrollment 928
Bloomfield Tech
209 Franklin Street
ZIP: 7003
(973) 412-2206
High
Total Enrollment 514
Brookdale Elementary
1230 Broad Street
ZIP: 7003
(973) 680-8520
Primary
Total Enrollment 368
Carteret Elementary
158 Grove Street
ZIP: 7003
(973) 680-8580
Primary
Total Enrollment 452
Demarest Elementary
465 Broughton Ave
ZIP: 7003
(973) 680-8510
Primary
Total Enrollment 516
Fairview Elementary
376 Berkeley Avenue
ZIP: 7003
(973) 680-8550
Primary
Total Enrollment 534
Franklin Elementary
85 Curtis Street
ZIP: 7003
(973) 680-8560
Primary
Total Enrollment 337
Oak View Elementary
150 Garrabrant Avenue
ZIP: 7003
(973) 680-8590
Primary
Total Enrollment 372
The Early Childhood Center @ Forest Glen
280 Davey Street
ZIP: 7003
(973) 680-8698
Primary
Watsessing Elementary
71 Prospect Street
ZIP: 7003
(973) 680-8570
Primary
Total Enrollment 290

Bloomfield Private Schools

Each 1 Teach 1 Academy
59 Dodd Street
ZIP: 7003
Elementary
Total Enrollment 27
Looking Glass Children's Center
16 Bellevue Ave
ZIP: 7003
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Mount Carmel Guild School & Preschool
236 Hoover Ave
ZIP: 7003
Elementary
Total Enrollment 32
St Thomas The Apostle School
50 Byrd Ave
ZIP: 7003
Elementary
Total Enrollment 211
Westbridge Academy
60 West St
ZIP: 7003
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 57
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