Welcome to the Town of Bethlehem
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Bethlehem was first established in 1774 as Lloyd's Hill, the last of the provincial land grants. This was probably because James Lloyd, for whom the town was named, was a loyalist. Voters elected to change the name to Bethlehem following the Revolution. This was done on the last Christmas Day of the century and the town was so incorporated on December 27, 1799. Bethlehem is nestled in the beautiful White Mountain Region, "The North Country", surrounded by National Forests and pristine natural beauty, just north of Franconia Notch. The town is a superb destination for year-round outdoor sports and activities and offers a perfect base for visitors to the many nearby White Mountain attractions.
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December 5, 2015
Christmas in Bethlehem

The Winter parking ban is NOW IN EFFECT!
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Please consider a donation to the Bethlehem Food Pantry. Currently we are in need of canned soups and breakfast cereals.  You may drop off your donations during regular business hours, Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to Noon.
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The Company urges its residential, commercial, municipal and industrial customers to be aware of possible scams delivered either in person or by phone. We are sending you this notice to reiterate Eversource's payment policy which does not include demanding instant payments over the phone.


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Primary Election, General Election, and Town Meeting results can be found in the Archives Section of this website.
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The Town of Bethlehem Master Plan and Tax Maps are available at the Planning & Zoning link above.
The Town of Bethlehem Food Pantry is open on Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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NOTE: Materials from significant town events, including Town Meetings an elections, are retained at the Archives link above.




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If you would like to submit an event for our calendar, please email the details to the Town Office





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