Place:Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States

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NameBloomington
Alt namesBlooming Grovesource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) II, 294
Keg Grovesource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) II, 294
TypeCity
Coordinates40.478°N 88.984°W
Located inMcLean, Illinois, United States     (1822 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Bloomington is a city in McLean County, Illinois, United States and the county seat. It is adjacent to Normal, Illinois, and is the more populous of the two principal municipalities of the Bloomington-Normal metropolitan area. The mayor of Bloomington is Tari Renner.

The 2010 census showed the city had a population of 76,610. making it the 12th most populated city in Illinois, and the fifth-most populous city in the state outside of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. Combined with Normal, the twin cities have a population of roughly 130,000.

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