A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Bethesda ...
The location of Bethesda has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Bethesda: buh-THEZ-duh<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bethesda has a population of 1,212 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bethesda.
Bethesda is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Bethesda lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Bethesda: (740)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bethesda had an population of 1,212 people. This is a decrease of 3.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.23% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bethesda had a population of 1,256 people. This makes Bethesda the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Bethesda represents 0.01% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 484th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,256 people, the population of Bethesda decreased 11.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,413 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bethesda.
Communities Also Named Bethesda ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Ohio communities named Bethesda: This one is located in Belmont County and the other is located in Ross County.
Beyond Ohio, there are 24 communities that are also named Bethesda - they are located in Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia (3), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi (2), North Carolina (2), Ontario (3), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bethesda.
Communities near Bethesda ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bethesda.
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 Bethesda. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bethesda.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bethesda. 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 Bethesda.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bethesda. See our Newspapers Page for Bethesda.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bethesda ...
Looking for more information about Bethesda? 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 Bethesda, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bethesda.
Adding Bethesda to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bethesda in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bethesda was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Bethesda on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bethesda on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bethesda. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Belmont County: www.belmontcountyohio.org/
The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022