Bethel, Maine

town in Oxford County, Maine, USA

Bethel is a town in northern Maine. It is part of the Oxford County. In 2002, there were 2,411 people living in the town.

Bethel, Maine
Bethel Common
Bethel Common
Motto(s): 
"Maine's Most Beautiful Mountain Village"[1]
Bethel, Maine is located in Maine
Bethel, Maine
Bethel, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 44°24′44″N 70°47′4″W / 44.41222°N 70.78444°W / 44.41222; -70.78444
CountryUnited States
StateMaine
CountyOxford
Incorporated1796
Area
 • Total65.91 sq mi (170.71 km2)
 • Land64.60 sq mi (167.31 km2)
 • Water1.31 sq mi (3.39 km2)
Elevation
679 ft (207 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,607
 • Estimate 
(2012[3])
2,605
 • Density40.4/sq mi (15.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
04217, 04286
Area code(s)207
FIPS code23-04825
GNIS feature ID0582352
WebsiteThe Town of Bethel, Maine
Main Street, Bethel, in the late 1800s

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce". Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
  2. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16.
  3. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-07-06.