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Welcome to Bethel ...

Bethel is located in Haywood County<1>.

The location of Bethel has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Bethel is 2,700 feet [823 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Bethel is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Bethel is within the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Bethel ...

While we believe that this Bethel is located in Haywood County, we know of another 8 North Carolina communities named Bethel. Those communities are located in the following counties: Alexander, Caswell, Columbus, Hoke, Madison, Perquimans, Pitt and Watauga County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 143 communities that are also named Bethel - they are located in Alabama (13), Alaska, 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), 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.

Communities near Bethel ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bethel.

  • Waynesville [Haywood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynesville
    • Waynesville [Haywood County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Bethel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,557 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesville<5>
  • Brevard [Transylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brevard
    • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Bethel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brevard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<5>
  • Mills River [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mills River
    • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Bethel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mills River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<5>
  • Canton [Haywood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
    • Canton [Haywood County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Bethel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sylva [Jackson County]
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      • Sylva [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Bethel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,739 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylva
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylva<5>
    • Hazelwood [Haywood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelwood
      • Hazelwood [Haywood County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Bethel
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelwood
    • Clyde [Haywood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
      • Clyde [Haywood County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Bethel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde<5>
    • Maggie Valley [Haywood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maggie Valley
      • Maggie Valley [Haywood County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Bethel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maggie Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maggie Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maggie Valley<5>
    • Webster [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webster
      • Webster [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Bethel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster
    • West Canton [Haywood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Canton
      • West Canton [Haywood County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Bethel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Canton

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in North Carolina

About Haywood County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bethel. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Haywood County: www.gov.co.haywood.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Haywood, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bethel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BethelOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bethel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4734, Longitude: -82.8960       In this case, the coordinates for Bethel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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