Bethel, Connecticut

town in Connecticut

Bethel (/ˈbɛθəl/) is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, about sixty miles from New York City. Its population was 18,584 at the 2010 census.[1]

Bethel, Connecticut
Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut.
Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut.
Coordinates: 41°22′27″N 73°23′42″W / 41.37417°N 73.39500°W / 41.37417; -73.39500Coordinates: 41°22′27″N 73°23′42″W / 41.37417°N 73.39500°W / 41.37417; -73.39500
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyFairfield
NECTADanbury
RegionWestern CT
Incorporated1855
Government
 • TypeSelectman-town meeting
 • First selectmanMatthew S. Knickerbocker (D)
 • SelectmanRichard C. Straiton (D)
 • SelectmanPaul R. Szatkowski (R)
Area
 • Total16.9 sq mi (43.8 km2)
 • Land16.8 sq mi (43.5 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
482 ft (147 m)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total18,584
 • Density1,100/sq mi (420/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
06801
Area code(s)203
FIPS code09-04720
GNIS feature ID0213390
Websitewww.bethel-ct.gov

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Bethel town, Connecticut". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved August 8, 2011.

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