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Bethel, Delaware
(Sussex County)

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The location of Bethel

Welcome to Bethel ...

The town of Bethel is located in Sussex County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bethel has a population of 193 people<1> (see below for details).

Bethel is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Bethel lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Bethel: (302)

The ZIP code for Bethel: 19931<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bethel had a population of 171 people. This makes Bethel the county's 24th most populous community.

The population of Bethel represents 0.02% of the population of Delaware (which has 897,934 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 171 people, the population of Bethel decreased 7.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 184 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bethel had an population of 193 people. This is an increase of 12.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.89% 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.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Bridgeville   [Map]   2,327   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Delmar   [Map]   1,782   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   7,291   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Millsboro   [Map]   4,365   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Seaford   [Map]   7,750   N   5 miles [8 km]
Delmar (MD)   [Map]   3,210   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bethel.

Communities Also Named Bethel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Delaware communities named Bethel: This one is located in Sussex County and the other is located in Kent County.

Beyond Delaware, there are 143 communities that are also named Bethel - they are located in Alabama (13), Alaska, Arkansas (7), California, Connecticut (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.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bethel. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bethel.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bethel.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bethel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Bethel). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bethel or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bethel) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bethel. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bethel

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bethel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5699, Longitude: -75.6201     [Map].

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