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Welcome to Bechtelsville ...

Bechtelsville is located in Berks County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bechtelsville has a population of 949 people<3> (see below for details).

Bechtelsville is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bechtelsville had an population of 949 people. This is an increase of 0.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.93% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bechtelsville had a population of 942 people. This makes Bechtelsville the county's 24th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 942 people, the population of Bechtelsville increased 1.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 931 people).

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

Communities near Bechtelsville ...

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

  • Allentown [Lehigh County]
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    • Allentown [Lehigh County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Bechtelsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 121,442 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allentown<6>
  • Reading [Berks County]
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    • Reading [Berks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Bechtelsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88,375 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<6>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Bechtelsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,600 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<6>
  • Phoenixville [Chester County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phoenixville
    • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Bechtelsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,968 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Emmaus [Lehigh County]
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      • Emmaus [Lehigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Bechtelsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,467 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmaus<6>
    • Wyomissing [Berks County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyomissing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyomissing
      • Wyomissing [Berks County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Bechtelsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,635 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyomissing<6>
    • Quakertown [Bucks County]
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      • Quakertown [Bucks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Bechtelsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,784 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quakertown<6>
    • Perkasie [Bucks County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perkasie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perkasie
      • Perkasie [Bucks County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Bechtelsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,738 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perkasie<6>
    • Souderton [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Souderton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Souderton
      • Souderton [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Bechtelsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,082 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Souderton<6>
    • Shillington [Berks County]
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      • Shillington [Berks County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Bechtelsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,319 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shillington<6>

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 Bechtelsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bechtelsville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bechtelsville. 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 Bechtelsville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bechtelsville. See our Newspapers Page for Bechtelsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bechtelsville ...

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

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About Berks County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Berks County: www.co.berks.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Berks, 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 Bechtelsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bechtelsville - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bechtelsville) 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 Bechtelsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bechtelsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bechtelsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3720, Longitude: -75.6296       In this case, the coordinates for Bechtelsville 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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