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2:30 pm Whatever Wednesdays – 2:30-3:30p...
Whatever Wednesdays – 2:30-3:30p...
Oct 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Whatever Wednesdays - 2:30-3:30pm: For grades 3 and up. Different activity each week.
Whatever Wednesdays – 2:30-3:30pm: For grades 3 and up. Different activity each week. Homework help available too! 10/2    Halloween movie & popcorn 10/9     Drones 10/16   Cookie Decorating 10/23   Halloween Craft 10/30   Bingo (and candy!)
6:30 pm Transfer Station Committee Meeting
Transfer Station Committee Meeting
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm
Transfer Station Committee Meeting
TOWN OF BETHLEHEM P. O. Box 189, 2155 Main Street Bethlehem, New Hampshire 03574 603 869-3351   AGENDA Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6:30 PM TRANSFER STATION COMMITTEE Bethlehem Town Hall Meeting Room   Approval of[...]
Oct
17
Thu
12:00 pm Readers Café book discussion
Readers Café book discussion
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm
Readers Café book discussion
Readers Café book discussion—Thursday, October 17th Noon AND Saturday, October 19th 9am. This month: Educated by Tara Westover
2:30 pm Creative Kids (grades K-6)
Creative Kids (grades K-6)
Oct 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 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 Geoffrey Brahmer Presents Life a...
Geoffrey Brahmer Presents Life a...
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm
Geoffrey Brahmer Presents Life and Writings of Primo Levi
Geoffrey Brahmer Presents Life and Writings of Primo Levi October 17      Guest Speaker Geoffrey Brahmer appears in Bethlehem, NH, at 7 p.m., Thursday, October 17, in the Bethlehem Public Library with a PowerPoint presentation[...]

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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