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Bethlehem, Mississippi
Bethlehem, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Bethlehem, Mississippi
Bethlehem, Mississippi
Location in Mississippi
Bethlehem, Mississippi is located in the United States
Bethlehem, Mississippi
Bethlehem, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Marshall
400 ft (100 m)
 • Total 319
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 692567

Bethlehem is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Marshall County, Mississippi, United States. Its ZIP code is 38659.

The community is located along Mississippi Highway 349, in the heart of Holly Springs National Forest.

Railroad executive Victor V. Boatner was born in Bethlehem, as was Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame member and civil rights advocate Chet Walker.

It was first named as a CDP in the 2020 Census which listed a population of 319.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 319
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Bethlehem CDP, Mississippi - Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2020 % 2020
White alone (NH) 254 79.62%
Black or African American alone (NH) 44 13.79%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Asian alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 1 0.31%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 11 3.45%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 9 2.82%
Total 319 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

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