Bethel, California

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Bethel is a former settlement in Madera County, California.[1] It was located 4 miles (6.4 km) west of North Fork.[1]

A post office operated at Bethel from 1881 to 1885.[1] The name honored James W. Bethel, owner of the mercantile hosting the post office.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 810. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.