Bethel, Wayne County, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Bethel is located in Indiana
Bethel is located in the US
Coordinates: 39°59′12″N 84°49′49″W / 39.98667°N 84.83028°W / 39.98667; -84.83028Coordinates: 39°59′12″N 84°49′49″W / 39.98667°N 84.83028°W / 39.98667; -84.83028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wayne
Township Franklin
Elevation[1] 1,211 ft (369 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47341
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 430879

Bethel is an unincorporated community in Franklin Township, Wayne County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]


Bethel was laid out in 1850.[3] A post office was established at Bethel in 1850, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1915.[4]


Bethel is located at 39°59′12″N 84°49′49″W / 39.98667°N 84.83028°W / 39.98667; -84.83028.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  2. ^ "USGS detail on Bethel". Retrieved 2007-11-08. 
  3. ^ Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 217. 
  4. ^ "Wayne County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 7, 2016.