Bethlehem

Web site: http://www.bethlehemwhitemtns.com

Population: 2,033 (1990); 2,199 (2000); 2,422 (2006)

Overview
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 to 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.

Geography
Region: White Mountains
County: Grafton
Distance from:
o Manchester, NH: 111 miles
o Boston, MA:164 miles
o New York, NY: 365 miles
o Montreal, Quebec: 255 miles

Town Hall
2155 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH 03574
(603) 869-2293

Municipal Information
Government: Selectmen
Planning Board: Appointed
Police Department: Full time
Fire Department: Not full time
Nearest Hospital: Littleton Regional in Littleton (3 miles)

Election Districts
State House District: 10
State Senate District: 1
Executive Council District: 1
U.S. Congress House of Representatives District: 2

Schools
The White Mountain School
371 W Farm Rd
Bethlehem, NH 03574
(603) 444-2928

Bethlehem Elementary School
2297 Main St
Bethlehem, NH 03574
(603) 869-5842



Services
Bethlehem Police Department
2155 Main St
Bethlehem, NH 03574
(603) 869-5811‎
(603) 869-3342

Bethlehem Fire Station
2155 Main St
Bethlehem, NH 03574
(603) 869-3342

Bethlehem Library
2155 Main St
Bethlehem, NH 03574
(603) 869-2409



Utilities
Electric: PSNH; Littleton Water & Light
Gas: Franconia Gas Co.
Water Supplier: Bethlehem Village District
Sanitation: Municipal
Curbside Trash Pickup: No
Telephone: Verizon
Cable television service: Yes


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