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East Bethel, Minnesota

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Welcome to East Bethel ...

The city of East Bethel is located in Anoka County.

The location of East Bethel has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for East Bethel: E. Bethel

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, East Bethel has a population of 11,928 people<2> (see below for details).

East Bethel is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: East Bethel lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, East Bethel had a population of 11,626 people. This makes East Bethel the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of East Bethel represents 0.22% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 86th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,626 people, the population of East Bethel increased 6.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,941 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, East Bethel had an population of 11,928 people. This is an increase of 2.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.02% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for East Bethel.

Communities near East Bethel ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Andover   [Map]   32,902   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Blaine   [Map]   64,557   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Brooklyn Park   [Map]   80,581   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Champlin   [Map]   25,022   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Coon Rapids   [Map]   62,656   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Elk River   [Map]   24,506   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named East Bethel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named East Bethel - they are located in Maine and Vermont.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for East 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 East 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 East 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 East Bethel.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for East Bethel:

Websites for East Bethel ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Bethel ...

Looking for more information about East 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 East Bethel, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for East Bethel.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Minnesota

About Anoka County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for East Bethel:

The official website for Anoka County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for East Bethel.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Bethel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Bethel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3555, Longitude: -93.2035     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for East Bethel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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