Bethany, Louisiana and Texas

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Bethany, Louisiana and Texas
Unincorporated community
Bethany United Methodist Church was established in 1899. Todd W. Mallory is the current pastor (2011).
Bethany United Methodist Church was established in 1899. Todd W. Mallory is the current pastor (2011).
Bethany, Louisiana and Texas is located in Louisiana
Bethany, Louisiana and Texas
Bethany, Louisiana and Texas
Location of Bethany in Louisiana
Coordinates: 32°22′24″N 94°02′35″W / 32.37333°N 94.04306°W / 32.37333; -94.04306Coordinates: 32°22′24″N 94°02′35″W / 32.37333°N 94.04306°W / 32.37333; -94.04306
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana, Texas
Parish/CountyCaddo Parish, Louisiana
Founded1840
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)318

Bethany is an unincorporated community in Caddo Parish, Louisiana and Panola County, Texas, on U.S. Highway 79.[1][2] The Caddo Parrish portion of the community is part of the Shreveport – Bossier City metropolitan area.

History[edit]

Bethany was founded in 1840.[1] It was named after the Bethany Church.[3]

Geography[edit]

The northern part of Bethany is located in Caddo Parish. The southern portion is in northeastern Panola County, some twenty-two miles northeast of Carthage, Texas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "BETHANY, TX (PANOLA COUNTY)". Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bethany, Louisiana and Texas
  3. ^ Leeper, Clare D'Artois (19 October 2012). Louisiana Place Names: Popular, Unusual, and Forgotten Stories of Towns, Cities, Plantations, Bayous, and Even Some Cemeteries. LSU Press. p. 40. ISBN 978-0-8071-4740-5.