Charlie Todd has been a resident of the Bloomfield area since the 1970's and opened RE/MAX of Farmington with his partner, Gibby Wood, in May of 1996. Charlie, Gibby, the staff, and fellow REALTORS® at RE/MAX of Farmington have built their office into the real estate market leader in the Bloomfield, New Mexico area. They take pride in their office and strive to meet your needs. Nobody Sells More Real Estate in Bloomfield and the surrounding area than RE/MAX of Farmington.
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Bloomfield, New Mexico is a city that is occupied by less than 7,000 people who know just how sacred this land is. This is because it is the ancestral home of Native Americans like the Pueblos, Aztecs, Navajo and Indian people. It is also home to a number of historical sites complete with numerous activities that both locals and visitors can enjoy.
Bloomfield is one of the 3 main cities of San Juan County, the other two being Aztec and Farmington. It covers about 13.1 square kilometers with a little less than 1% covered in water masses. Of the 6,420 people residing in this historic city, over 32% are aged under the age of 18 while those past the retirement age are about 10%. The reason why Bloomfield is one of the most desired places to reside in is because of the warm climate, the job opportunities thanks to the bountiful attraction sites, great city services (where one even has an option on the official website to report a pothole), moderate living costs and also easy access to other large cities and towns so as to give the area an industrialized and developed feel to its inhabitants and even new residents.
The historic sites located in Bloomfield, New Mexico are the reason why people visit this are whenever possible. To begin with, there is the Mesa Verde National Park which holds over 4000 archaeological sites which are a good indication of how the Pueblo people lived up to the 1300's. It is located near Four Corners which is a spot that is a border between Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado. Another attraction of worthy mention is the Salmon Ruins found in Bloomfield. This is a location that got its name from the man who settled there and sought to protect the 12th Century Pueblo people settlement. George Salmon is the man who lived here in the 1800's and to this day his home and buildings he built still exist and can be seen adjacent to the ruins. The ruins are an actual Anasazi Village that was believed to have thrived during the 12th Century.
Other places that one would be able to visit in Bloomfield and the San Juan County environs are the Chaco Canyon. This is a world heritage site that was known for trade, traditions, ceremonies and ancient civilization. This is a great place for students, teachers and even tourists to gather priceless information about the indigenous people and their ways. The Aztec Monument is also not far from Bloomfield and can easily be visited. This site was labeled a heritage site in the 1980's. Some of the activities that one can enjoy include swimming, canoeing, wind surfing, water skiing, hiking, walking and biking tours as well as other vacation activities suitable for all.
Aside from being a heritage sites laden city, Bloomfield, New Mexico has had its share of controversy. Being an area that believed in ancient religions, there was a negative reaction to a monument depicting the biblical commandments. This was a decision that the council went for unanimously in 2007 and was not really accepted. Despite this little bump in the way of the inhabitants of this are, it is still a warm and friendly place to learn about history, geography, culture and heritage sites. It is a guarantee that there is something for everyone to enjoy in this town, even for children who may not be interested in history lessons.