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Welcome to Bethany ...

The Town of Bethany is located in Genesee County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Bethany has a population of 1,696 people<3> (see below for details).

Bethany is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Bethany is within the (585) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bethany had an population of 1,696 people. This is a decrease of 3.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Bethany had a population of 1,765 people. This makes Bethany the county's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,765 people, the population of Bethany has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,760 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bethany.

Communities Also Named Bethany ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bethany - it's located in Connecticut.

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.

  • Batavia [Genesee County]
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    • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Bethany
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,308 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batavia<6>
  • Geneseo [Livingston County]
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    • Geneseo [Livingston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Bethany
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,450 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneseo
  • Alden [Erie County]
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    • Alden [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Bethany
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,911 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alden
  • Geneseo [Livingston County]
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    • Geneseo [Livingston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Bethany
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,967 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneseo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneseo<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Le Roy [Genesee County]
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      • Le Roy [Genesee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Bethany
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,331 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Roy
    • Batavia [Genesee County]
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      • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Bethany
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,861 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
    • Attica [Wyoming County]
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      • Attica [Wyoming County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Bethany
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,852 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Attica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attica
    • Riga [Monroe County]
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      • Riga [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Bethany
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,649 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riga
    • Warsaw [Wyoming County]
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      • Warsaw [Wyoming County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Bethany
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,698 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warsaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
    • Wheatland [Monroe County]
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      • Wheatland [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Bethany
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,662 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheatland

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. 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bethany, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bethany.

Mentions & References for Bethany

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Genesee County

About New York

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

The official website for Genesee County: www.co.genesee.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Genesee, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bethany.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bethany - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bethany) 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 Bethany. 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 BethanyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bethany. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9087, Longitude: -78.1342       In this case, the coordinates for Bethany have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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