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Welcome to Bethel ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Bethel has a population of 6,456 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
The area code for Bethel: (907)
The ZIP code for Bethel: 99559<3>
Population Details ...
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 (which had a count of 5,471 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bethel had an population of 6,456 people. This is an increase of 6.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bethel.
Communities near Bethel ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bethel and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bethel:
Websites for Bethel ...
Official Website: www.cityofbethel.org/
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: 22 May 2019