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The population of Bethel is approximately 18,369 (2004), 9549 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,670 (2004), 3903 (2010).

The amount of land area in Bethel is 10.492 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Bethel is 17 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bethel to Washington DC is 260 miles. The distance to the Connecticut state capital is 50 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bethel is positioned 41.37 degrees north of the equator and 73.41 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Bethel median income is $53,761.

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Bethel location: in northern Fairfield County, sixty miles northeast of New York City and fifty miles southwest of Hartford

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Climate & Weather

Bethel average annual rainfall is 48.15 inches per year
Bethel average annual snowfall is 47.3 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 28.2 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 47.7 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 70.1 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 52.9 degrees F.

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Bethel history:

A history page for Bethel. Lots of good answers to questions about Bethel's history.

Bethel means "house of God." It was named such by the General Assembly of the Colony of Connecticut in 1759. The parish became a township in 1855.
The founding of Bethel: 1759
The incorporation date of Bethel: 2 July 1855

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P.T. Barnum was born in Bethel, Connecticut!

Bethel Historical Firefighters Museum
on the firehouse property, contains firefighting memorabilia dating back to the 1790s. The museum is open only on special occasions and by appointment. Local groups may arrange a tour of the museum by calling the firehouse at (203) 794-8523.

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