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Bethlehem, New Hampshire

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The location of Bethlehem

Welcome to Bethlehem ...

Bethlehem is located in Grafton County.

The location of Bethlehem has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Bethlehem refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Bethlehemite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bethlehem has a population of 2,547 people<3> (see below for details).

Bethlehem is 1,430 feet [436 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Bethlehem lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bethlehem lies within the (603) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bethlehem had a population of 2,526 people. This makes Bethlehem the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Bethlehem represents 0.19% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 118th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,526 people, the population of Bethlehem increased 14.87% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,199 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bethlehem had an population of 2,547 people. This is an increase of 0.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.83% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bethlehem.

Communities near Bethlehem ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bethlehem and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Lancaster   [Map]   3,259   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   1,758   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lisbon   [Map]   1,577   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Littleton   [Map]   5,881   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Whitefield   [Map]   2,215   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Barnet (VT)   [Map]   1,637   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bethlehem.

Communities Also Named Bethlehem ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 45 communities that are also named Bethlehem - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri (2), 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bethlehem. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bethlehem.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Bethlehem refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Bethlehem may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bethlehem.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bethlehem - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bethlehem) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bethlehem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2803, Longitude: -71.6881     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bethlehem have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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