Bethlehem, New Hampshire
Grafton county, is bounded N. by Whitefield and Dalton, E. by Carroll and ungranted land, S. by Franconia and Lisbon, and N.W. by Littleton. It is watered by Great Amonoosuck river. The soil produces good crops of grass and grain. There is plenty of pine timber and sugar maple. Iron ore, both of the mountain and bog kind, has been occasionally found. Two mineral springs have been discovered.—Bethlehem was settled in 1790. It was incorporated, Dec. 27, 1799. Population, 1830, 665.