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Welcome to Bethel ...
The location of Bethel has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Bethel has a population of 19,903 people<3> (see below for details).
Bethel is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bethel lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Bethel: (203) and (475)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bethel had an population of 19,903 people. This is an increase of 7.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.16% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Bethel had a population of 18,584 people. This makes Bethel the county's 21st most populous community.
The population of Bethel represents 0.52% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,584 people, the population of Bethel increased 2.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,067 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bethel.
Communities Also Named Bethel ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bethel - they are located in New York and Vermont.
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 created 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.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bethel. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bethel.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bethel. 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bethel, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bethel.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023