Bethel, Berks County, Pennsylvania

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Bethel, Pennsylvania
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Official logo of Bethel, Pennsylvania
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Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Population (2010)
 • Total 499
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 19507
Area code(s) 717

Bethel is a census-designated place[1] in Bethel Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located at the junction of Interstate 78/U.S. Route 22 and Pennsylvania Route 501. It is in the Susquehanna watershed and drained southward into the Little Swatara Creek. Its area code is 717.[2] As of the 2010 census, the population was 499.[3] Bethel was the original location that Cabela's was going to build their new location before they decided to build it in Hamburg. It is the home for several small town business shops and more recently a large distribution center for Dollar General and PetSmart, which can be seen while driving down Interstate 78.

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Coordinates: 40°28′28″N 76°17′29″W / 40.47444°N 76.29139°W / 40.47444; -76.29139