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UPCOMING EVENTS

Jun
19
Wed
all-day Town Clerk/Tax Collector Closed
Town Clerk/Tax Collector Closed
Jun 19 all-day
Town Clerk/Tax Collector Closed
Town Clerk/Tax Collectors Office will be closed Wednesday June 12th,  Wednesday June 19th, and Wednesday June 26th.
Jun
20
Thu
2:30 pm Creative Kids (grades K-6)
Creative Kids (grades K-6)
Jun 20 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Creative Kids (grades K-6) @ Bethlehem Public Library | Bethlehem | New Hampshire | United States
Each week something different – Legos, crafts, STEm toys and more!
7:00 pm Prismatic Magic Laser Show at th...
Prismatic Magic Laser Show at th...
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm
Prismatic Magic Laser Show at the Colonial Theater– Summer Reading Kick-Off Event
June 20th   7pm        Prismatic Magic Laser Show at the Colonial Theater– Summer Reading Kick-Off Event for the whole family!
Jun
22
Sat
10:30 am Saturday Stories
Saturday Stories
Jun 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Saturday Stories @ Bethlehem Public Library | Bethlehem | New Hampshire | United States
Saturday Stories Saturdays 10:30-11am Children’s stories told each Saturday. Make us part of your weekly errands! All ages welcome!
Jun
23
Sun
6:00 pm Summer Concert Series
Summer Concert Series
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Concert Series
2019 Bethlehem Gazebo Concert Schedule   Sundays 6-8pm Rain or Shine Corner of Main and Prospect June 23           Johnny Cash Tribute show 30           Planet Zydeco – Louisiana Style!   July 7              Mark Shelton – 50’s,[...]

Community

Community Contact: Bethlehem Board of Selectmen
Mike Culver, Chairman
PO Box 189
Bethlehem, NH 03574

Telephone (603) 869-3351 x10
Fax (603) 869-2280

E-mail: admin@bethlehemnh.org
Web Site: www.bethlehemnh.org

Municipal Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 am – 4 pm, Friday, 8 am – 12 noon
Town Clerk, Tax Collector: Monday 8am – 7pm. Tuesday through Thursday, 8am – 4pm, Friday, 8:30am – 12:30pm
County: Grafton
Labor Market Area: Littleton NH-VT LMA, NH Part
Tourism Region: White Mountains
Planning Commission: North Country Council
Regional Development: Grafton County Economic Development Council

Election Districts
US Congress District 2
Executive Council District 1
State Senate District 1
State Representative Grafton County Districts 1, 14

Incorporated: 1799
Origin: This community was first established in 1774 as Lloyd’s Hills, the last of the provincial land grants. Probably because James Lloyd, for whom the town was named, was a loyalist, voters elected to change the name following the Revolution. The name Bethlehem was selected on the last Christmas Day in the century, and the town was so incorporated on December 27, 1799. According to the US Postal Service, Bethlehem is one of several US communities with holiday-themed names who have special holiday postmarks.
Villages and Place Names: Alderbrook, Five Corners, Maplewood, Pierce Bridge
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 171 residents in 1800.
Population Trends: Population change for Bethlehem totaled 1,631 over 53 years, from 898 in 1960 to 2,529 in 2013. The largest decennial percent change was between 1970 and 1980, when population increased by 56 percent. The 2013 Census estimate for Bethlehem was 2,529 residents, which tied with Rollinsford, ranking 120th among New Hampshire’s incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2013 (US Census Bureau): 27.8 persons per square mile of land area. Bethlehem contains 90.9 square miles of land area and 0.06 square miles of inland water area.

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