Bethlehem is a city in Lehigh and Northampton counties in the Lehigh Valley region of the eastern portion of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 74,982, making it the seventh largest city in Pennsylvania, after Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, Reading, and Scranton.
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Pennsylvania Route 861 leads west from New Bethlehem 12 miles (19 km) to Rimersburg. According to the United States Census Bureau , the borough of New Bethlehem has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.3 km 2 ), of which 0.46 square miles (1.2 km 2 ) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km 2 ), or 9.92%, is water.
Bethlehem Township is a township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. Bethlehem Township is located in the Lehigh Valley region of the state and is a suburb of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It falls within the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget. The population of Bethlehem Township was 23,730 at the 2010 census.
Township officials As a Township of the First Class under Pennsylvania law, Bethlehem Township has a five-member Board of Commissioners and a Treasurer. In accordance with the PA First Class Township Code, the Bethlehem Township Board of Commissioners is charged with the general governance of the Township. The Board serves as the legislative body of the township, setting policy, enacting ordinances and resolutions, adopting budgets and levying taxes.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 14.7 square miles, of which, 14.6 square miles of it is land and 0.1 square miles of it is water. It is drained by the Lehigh River, which separates it from Lower Saucon Township. Its villages include Brodhead, Butztown, Farmersville, Middletown, Prospect Park and Wagnerville. Its major roads include east-to-west Highway 22, William Penn Highway, and Freemansburg Road and north-to-south Highway 33, Route 191, Butztown
The ancient Lenni Lenape or Delaware First Nation peoples lived in the Lehigh River valley. The Lehigh River and its Monocacy Creek and Nancy Run tributaries, provided fertile soil and ample fishing opportunities for the area's inhabitants before the arrival of William Penn, newly named "Proprietor" of the Province of Pennsylvania in 1681. In 1737, Penn's family negotiated a land purchase from the Lenape, known today as the "Walking Purchase". From this agreement, settlement began by Europeans n
The township is served by the Bethlehem Area School District, which consists of sixteen elementary schools, four middle schools, and two high schools. The high schools have a considerable enrollment size, Freedom High School has 1,750 currently while Liberty High School is at 3,000 as of the 2014–2015 school year. Notre Dame High School, Moravian Academy, and Our Lady of Perpetual Help schools make up the parochial schools.
- 14.60 sq mi (37.82 km²)
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The Burnside Plantation is a 6.5-acre (2.6 ha) plantation in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. It is also known as the James Burnside Plantation and Lerch Farm.
Pennsylvania was the center state of the German Reformed denomination from the 1700s. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is one of the headquarters of the Moravian Church in America. Pennsylvania also has a very large Amish population, second only to Ohio among the states.
Bethlehem e Pennsylvania Bethlehem ( Alamaneg Pennsylvania : Allenschteddel ) zo ur gêr lec'hiet e reter Pennsylvania er Stadoù-Unanet . Er bloavezh 2010 e oa 74 982 a annezidi o chom enni.