Bloomfield is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. It is situated in the north-central part of the state and has a population of about 20,000 people. The town was founded in 1635 and has a rich history, with several historic homes and landmarks. Bloomfield is known for its beautiful parks and recreational areas, including the Penwood State Park and the Bloomfield Recreation Area. The town is home to a number of cultural and educational institutions, such as the Wintonbury Historical Society and the Prosser Public Library. Bloomfield is also home to a number of small businesses and local shops, making it a great place to live for those who enjoy a small-town atmosphere. The town is conveniently located near the city of Hartford and is easily accessible from major highways.