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Welcome to Bethlehem ...
When the people of Bethlehem refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Bethlehemite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bethlehem has a population of 759 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bethlehem.
Bethlehem is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bethlehem lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Bethlehem: (470)<5>, (678) and (770).
The ZIP code for Bethlehem: 30620<6>
Websites for Bethlehem ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.barrowchamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Bethlehem, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bethlehem had an population of 759 people. This is an increase of 26.29% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bethlehem had a population of 601 people. This makes Bethlehem the county's 5th most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bethlehem.
Adding Bethlehem to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bethlehem in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bethlehem was
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bethlehem on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Bethlehem ...
While we believe that this Bethlehem is located in Barrow County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Bethlehem. Those communities are located in the following counties: Union and Walton County.
Beyond Georgia, there are 45 communities that are also named Bethlehem - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina (4), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (8), Texas (4) and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bethlehem.
Communities near Bethlehem ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bethlehem.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bethlehem. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bethlehem.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bethlehem. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bethlehem.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bethlehem. See our Newspapers Page for Bethlehem.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bethlehem ...
Looking for more information about Bethlehem? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Bethlehem, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bethlehem.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bethlehem. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Barrow County: www.barrowga.org/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 10 Oct 2021