Maps of Bloomfield Township


  • Sanborn maps - from Princeton University.  These give you shape and location of houses and sometimes block number then you can look them up at city hall building permits sometimes original blueprints and tax records of property transfers.

  • Sanborn maps - from Library of Congress for Bloomfield and Essex County

  • Historical Society Map page - a set of historic maps of Bloomfield from the 1906 Mueller Atlas of Essex County

  • Interactive map of Bloomfield - from the Township.  Interactive options (accessed from the  left navigation on the page) include:

    • Properties,

    • Properties - Class,

    • Properties - Net Assessed Value,

    • Properties - Last Sale Price,

    • Properties - Vacant,

    • Building Permits,

    • Wards and Districts,

    • FEMA - NFHL. 



Our Special Collections Department has some histories of local homes as does the Bloomfield Historical Society. The Historical Society of Bloomfield's Facebook page is a great place to connect with experts on the history of Bloomfield.


Genealogy and Local History Resources


Bios & Obits

Finding Vital Records

Newspaper Archives

City Directories

Census Records

Immigration Records

House History

Township Maps

Bloomfield HS Yearbooks


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