Blooming Grove is a town in Orange County, New York, USA. The population was 18,028 at the 2010 census.
Vincent Mathews was likely the earliest settler who purchased the Rip Van Dam Patent in 1721, built a grist mill and named his settlement "Mathewsfield." He is the father of David Mathews, a Loyalist who was Mayor of New York during the American Revolutionary War, and Fletcher Mathews.The Town of Blooming Grove was formed from the Town of Cornwall in 1799. In 1830, the Town of Hamptonburgh was established from part of Blooming Grove. Another part of Blooming Grove was taken to form the Town of Chester in 1845.The Brotherhood Winery in Washingtonville is the oldest continuously operating winery in the United States, having been established in 1839.