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Welcome to Bethany ...
The location of Bethany has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bethany has a population of 3,062 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bethany.
Bethany is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bethany lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bethany lies within the (660) area code.
The ZIP code for Bethany: 64424<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bethany had an population of 3,062 people. This is a decrease of 6.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.81% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bethany had a population of 3,292 people (which is 36.75% of the total population of Harrison County). This makes Bethany the county's most populous community.
The population of Bethany represents 0.05% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 172nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,292 people, the population of Bethany increased 6.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,087 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bethany.
Adding Bethany to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Bethany in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Bethany elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bethany on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Bethany ...
While we believe that this Bethany is located in Harrison County, we know of another 2 Missouri communities named Bethany. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clay and Dunklin County.
Beyond Missouri, there are 45 communities that are also named Bethany - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (6), Illinois, Indiana (3), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Manitoba, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bethany.
Communities near Bethany ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bethany.
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 Bethany. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bethany.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bethany. 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 Bethany.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bethany. Our list includes 22 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bethany.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bethany ...
Looking for more information about Bethany? 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 Bethany, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bethany.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bethany. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 03 May 2021