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Welcome to Bethel ...

Bethel is located in Giles County<1>.

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

Bethel is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Bethel lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Bethel: (931)

Communities Also Named Bethel ...

While we believe that this Bethel is located in Giles County, we know of another 13 Tennessee communities named Bethel. Those communities are located in the following counties: Anderson, Benton, Blount, Carroll, Cheatham, DeKalb, Haywood, Maury, McNairy, Montgomery, Obion, Perry and Rutherford County.

Beyond Tennessee, 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), North Carolina (9), Ohio (5), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (4), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (8), Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), 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.

  • Athens [Limestone County]
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    • Athens [Limestone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Bethel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<5>
  • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty Grove
    • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Bethel
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,825 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Grove
  • Pulaski [Giles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pulaski
    • Pulaski [Giles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Bethel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,597 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pulaski
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pulaski<5>
  • Powell Chapel [Giles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powell Chapel
    • Powell Chapel [Giles County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Bethel
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powell Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell Chapel
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Prospect [Lawrence County]
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      • New Prospect [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Bethel
      • Estimated population in 2014: 6,880 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Prospect
    • Wales [Giles County]
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      • Wales [Giles County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Bethel
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,031 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wales have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wales
    • Ardmore [Limestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardmore
      • Ardmore [Limestone County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Bethel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,463 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ardmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardmore<5>
    • Rogersville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogersville
      • Rogersville [Lauderdale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Bethel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,251 people
      • Former name for Rogersville:
      • Rodgersville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<5>
    • Ardmore [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardmore
      • Ardmore [Giles County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Bethel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ardmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardmore<5>
    • Gordon [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon
      • Gordon [Giles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Bethel
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon

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.

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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 Giles County: www.gilescounty-tn.us/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Giles, 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bethel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bethel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0018, Longitude: -87.0533       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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