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Welcome to Bethel ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bethel has a population of 6,586 people<1> (see below for details).
The city of Bethel is near sea level<2>.
Time Zone: Bethel lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bethel is located in the (907) area code.
The ZIP code for Bethel: 99559<3>
Websites for Bethel ...
Official Website: www.cityofbethel.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bethel had an population of 6,586 people. This is an increase of 8.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.38% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bethel had a population of 6,080 people.
The population of Bethel represents 0.86% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,080 people, the population of Bethel increased 11.13% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,471 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bethel.
Communities Also Named Bethel ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 143 communities that are also named Bethel - they are located in Alabama (13), Arkansas (7), California, Connecticut (2), Delaware (2), Florida (2), Georgia (10), Illinois (4), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (2), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (5), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (5), Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York (2), North Carolina (9), Ohio (5), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (4), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (8), Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (14), Texas (9), Vermont, Virginia (7), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bethel.
Communities near Bethel ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bethel.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bethel. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bethel.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bethel. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bethel.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bethel ...
Looking for more information about Bethel? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Bethel, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bethel.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bethel: www.cityofbethel.org/
The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Sep 2020