Bethel, Berks County, Pennsylvania

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Bethel, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Post Office
Post Office
Bethel is located in Pennsylvania
Bethel is located in the US
Coordinates: 40°28′28″N 76°17′29″W / 40.47444°N 76.29139°W / 40.47444; -76.29139Coordinates: 40°28′28″N 76°17′29″W / 40.47444°N 76.29139°W / 40.47444; -76.29139
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Township Bethel
Elevation 568 ft (173 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 499
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 19507
Area code(s) 717
GNIS feature ID 1169353[1]

Bethel is a census-designated place[2] 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.[3] As of the 2010 census, the population was 499.[4] 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 to the international headquarters of the Assemblies of Yahweh, to several small town business shops, and to a large distribution center for Dollar General and PetSmart which can be seen while driving down Interstate 78.