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CIty/Town Name
Bethlehem
State

CT

County

Litchfield County

Probate District

22

Year Established

1739

Year Incorporated

1739

Form of Government

Selectman-Board of Finance-Town Meeting

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www.ci.bethlehem.ct.us/

History Brief

Land purchased from the Indians in 1710 became the North Purchase of Woodbury. In October 1739, the Court granted Parish status as Bethlem. A further part of adjoining Woodbury was added in May 1741 and the name became Bethlehem. Bethlehem was incorporate

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