Bethesda, Wisconsin

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Bethesda, Wisconsin
Bethesda, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Bethesda, Wisconsin
Bethesda, Wisconsin
Bethesda, Wisconsin is located in the United States
Bethesda, Wisconsin
Bethesda, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°59′16″N 88°19′06″W / 42.98778°N 88.31833°W / 42.98778; -88.31833Coordinates: 42°59′16″N 88°19′06″W / 42.98778°N 88.31833°W / 42.98778; -88.31833
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyWaukesha
Elevation
257 m (843 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)262
GNIS feature ID1577515[1]

Bethesda is an unincorporated community in the town of Genesee, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States.[1] The community was named for Bethesda Park, a spa and tourist resort built around a medicinal spring developed by Richard Dunbar in the late 1860s.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bethesda, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Callary, Edward. Place Names of Wisconsin. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. p. 28. ISBN 978-0-299-30964-0.