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Originally a part of Cache Township, Bloomfield is a town situated near the center of Johnson County, Illinois just north of Vienna. Bloomfield received a U.S. Post Office in 1819, but had little else aside from a tavern and a store until after the Civil War.
Mrs. Pleasant T. Chapman, A History of Johnson County Illinois (Herrin, IL: Press of the Herrin News, 1925), 280, 292-93, 320.