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NEW BETHLEHEM, TX

NEW BETHLEHEM, TEXAS. New Bethlehem, a farming community off Farm Road 1650 eleven miles southeast of Gilmer in southeastern Upshur County, was established in the 1940s by residents of nearby Bethlehem. A new school was built in the community around the time of World War II, and in the mid-1960s New Bethlehem consisted of the church and the school. In 1990 New Bethlehem was a dispersed rural community.

Christopher Long

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Christopher Long, "NEW BETHLEHEM, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrnrg), accessed February 08, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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