Bethlehem, Maryland

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Bethlehem, Maryland
Bethlehem, Maryland
Bethlehem, Maryland
Bethlehem is located in Maryland
Bethlehem
Bethlehem
Coordinates: 38°44′46″N 75°56′39″W / 38.74611°N 75.94417°W / 38.74611; -75.94417Coordinates: 38°44′46″N 75°56′39″W / 38.74611°N 75.94417°W / 38.74611; -75.94417
CountryUnited States
StateMaryland
CountyCaroline
Elevation
46 ft (14 m)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
21609
Area code(s)410, 443, and 667
GNIS feature ID583190[1]

Bethlehem is an unincorporated community in Caroline County, Maryland, United States.[1] Bethlehem is located at the intersection of Maryland Route 331 and Maryland Route 578 northwest of Preston.

History[edit]

Bethlehem, Maryland dates far back as 1875 where a U.S Post Office was established as Bethlehem P.O.[2]

Notable people[edit]

William Oswald Mills (August 12, 1924 – May 24, 1973),aka Bill Mills was a Republican U.S. congressman who represented the 1st Congressional district of Maryland from May 25, 1971 to May 24, 1973). Born in Bethlehem, MD.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bethlehem". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Map of Caroline County, Maryland as entered according to act of Congress in the year 1875 by John B. Isler in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington DC.