Bethlehem, Connecticut

Bethlehem: Town


Bethlehem is a town located in the county of Litchfield in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,607. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,385 inhabitants.

The town was created 237 years ago in 1786.

Bethlehem locator map
Location of Bethlehem on Connecticut map.

Quick Facts about Bethlehem

Population : 3,385 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : Litchfield County
Postal code : 06751
Phone Area Codes : 860
Water as percent of area : 3.3%
Land as percent of area : 96.7%
Altitude : 860 feet / 262 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1787 (237 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:37:53 (13th June 2024)
Population growth : -6.56% (2010-2020)
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Bethlehem is located at 41°38'23"N 73°12'30"W (41.6398200, -73.2084500).

Bethlehem map


According to census records, the population of Bethlehem decreased by 6.56% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2005 3,596 - census
2010 3,607 0.3% census
2011 3,568 -1.09% estimation process
2012 3,540 -0.79% estimation process
2013 3,527 -0.37% estimation process
2014 3,489 -1.09% estimation process
2015 3,468 -0.61% estimation process
2016 3,443 -0.73% estimation process
2017 3,420 -0.67% estimation process
2018 3,412 -0.23% estimation process
2019 3,402 -0.29% estimation process
2020 3,385 -0.5% estimation process

Bethlehem zip code is 06751. County name: Litchfield, County fips: 09005

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People born in Bethlehem (3)

People born in Bethlehem, including industrialist and banker David Leavitt, educator Harvey Prindle Peet, David Leavitt, .


Schools in Bethlehem

College & universities near Bethlehem, CT

Code Name City ZIP
481571 Belle Academy of Cosmetology LLC Waterbury (CT) 06704-1035

Stations (26)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bethlehem, CT

Code Name Address Type
MDN Meriden Transit Center 60 State Street RAIL
BER Berlin 51 Depot Road RAIL
WFD Wallingford station 37 Hall Avenue RAIL
NHV Union Station 50 Union Avenue RAIL
HFD Hartford Union Station One Union Place RAIL

Post offices near Bethlehem

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bethlehem Post Office Bethlehem (CT) 06751

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  • Bethlehem , Georgia town in Barrow County, Georgia, United States with a population of 776 people.
  • Bethlehem , Missouri township in Henry County, Missouri with a population of 718 people.
  • Bethlehem , Indiana town with a population of 357 people.

Other cities in Litchfield County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Litchfield County , CT. (more)

City Name Population Title
West Torrington 36,000 Human settlement in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States of America
Torrington 33,870 City in Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
New Milford 26,683 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States of America
Watertown 21,517 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Plymouth 11,552 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Winchester Center 10,830 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Woodbury 9,453 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Winsted 7,712 City in Connecticut, United States
Thomaston 7,505 Town in Connecticut, United States
New Hartford 6,639 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Harwinton 5,400 Town in Connecticut
Barkhamsted 3,587 Town in Connecticut
Salisbury 3,584 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Washington 3,419 Town in Connecticut
Goshen 2,856 Town in Connecticut, United States
Kent 2,766 Town in Connecticut

Distance to Other Cities

Bethlehem distances to largest Connecticut cities