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Welcome to Bethel Park ...

Bethel Park is located in Allegheny County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bethel Park has a population of 32,432 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bethel Park.

Bethel Park is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Bethel Park ...

Official Website: www.bethelpark.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bethel Park had an population of 32,432 people. This is an increase of 0.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bethel Park had a population of 32,313 people. This makes Bethel Park the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Bethel Park represents 0.25% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 32,313 people, the population of Bethel Park decreased 3.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 33,556 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bethel Park.

Communities Also Named Bethel Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bethel Park - it's located in Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bethel Park.

Communities near Bethel Park ...

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

  • Pittsburgh (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburgh
    • Pittsburgh lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Bethel Park and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 299,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburgh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburgh<6>
  • Monroeville (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroeville
    • Monroeville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Bethel Park and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,393 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroeville<6>
  • Plum (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum
    • Plum lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Bethel Park and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plum<6>
  • West Mifflin (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Mifflin
    • West Mifflin lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Bethel Park and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,588 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Mifflin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Mifflin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Mifflin<6>
  • Murrysville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murrysville
    • Murrysville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Bethel Park and is located in Westmoreland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,446 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murrysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murrysville<6>
  • McKeesport (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McKeesport
    • McKeesport lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Bethel Park and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,927 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKeesport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKeesport<6>
  • Wilkinsburg (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkinsburg
    • Wilkinsburg lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bethel Park and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,186 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkinsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkinsburg<6>
  • Franklin Park (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin Park
    • Franklin Park lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Bethel Park and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,883 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin Park
  • Washington (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
    • Washington lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Bethel Park and is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,249 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<6>
  • Munhall (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munhall
    • Munhall lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Bethel Park and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,930 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munhall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munhall<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 Bethel Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bethel Park.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bethel Park ...

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

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Mentions & References for Bethel Park

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Allegheny County

About Pennsylvania

The official website for Bethel Park: www.bethelpark.net/

The official website for Allegheny County: www.county.allegheny.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 Allegheny, 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 Bethel Park.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bethel Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Bethel Park) 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 Park. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bethel ParkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bethel Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3240, Longitude: -80.0364       In this case, the coordinates for Bethel Park 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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