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Bethlehem is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 3,385 at the 2020 census, down from 3,607 at the 2010 census. The town center is a historic district and a census-designated place.
Bethlehem is in southern Litchfield County and is bordered by Morris to the north, Watertown to the east, Woodbury to the south, and Washington to the west. According to the United States Census Bureau, Bethlehem has a total area of 19.7 square miles (51 km2), of which 19.4 square miles (50 km2) are land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km2), or 1.45%, are water. The Bethlehem Village census-designated place (CDP) corresponding to the center portion of the town has a total area of 8.1 square miles (20.9 km2), of which 7.8 square miles (20.2 km2) are land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km2), or 3.30%, are water.The two largest water bodies in the town are Long Meadow Pond and the Bronson E. Lockwood Reservoir, both in the northern part of town.
Connecticut Route 61 passes through the town center, leading north to Morris and Litchfield, and south to US 6 in Woodbury. Connecticut Route 132 takes a winding route through the town, leading south to Woodbury and east into Watertown.
On the eastern side of town is a ridge called “the Devil’s Backbone”, one of more than 30 Connecticut places named after the devil.