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Bethel, Vermont, USA

Bethel is a town in Windsor County, Vermont, United States. The town includes the locations of Bethel village, Bethel-Gilead, East Bethel, Lilliesville, Lympus (formerly Olympus), and West Bethel. Bethel is best known for being the source of Bethel White granite which was used to build Union Station (Washington, D.C.) and the National Museum of Natural History. Bethel was the first town created by the independent Republic of Vermont in 1779 and was named after the Biblical village of Bethel.

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  • 1791 - Population of Bethel, Vermont - 473

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1800 - Population of Bethel, Vermont - 913

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1810 - Population of Bethel, Vermont - 1,041

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1820 - Population of Bethel, Vermont - 1,318

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1830 - Population of Bethel, Vermont - 1,667

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1840 - Population of Bethel, Vermont - 1,886

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1849 Bethel
    Windsor Co. Bethel is watered by branches of White River, and possesses good mill sites. Soap stone is found here in great quantities and of good...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Bethel
    Bethel, a post-township of Windsor county, Vermont, on the Vermont Central railroad, 38 miles S. from Montpelier, and 39 miles N. from Windsor. In...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Bethel
    Bethel, a post-village of Windsor co., Vt., in Bethel township, on White River, and on the Central Vermont Rail road, 37 miles S. of Montpelier. It...Read MORE...


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    Railroad Depot
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    Mills at Bethel, Vt. as seen from C.V.R.R. Bridge
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    River St. and White River
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  • 1916
    Bethel, a banking post-village of Windsor co., Vt., in Bethel township (town), on White River and on the Central Vermont R., 37 miles S. of...Read MORE...




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  • 1791 - Population of Bethel, Vermont - 473

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1800 - Population of Bethel, Vermont - 913

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1810 - Population of Bethel, Vermont - 1,041

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1820 - Population of Bethel, Vermont - 1,318

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1830 - Population of Bethel, Vermont - 1,667

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1840 - Population of Bethel, Vermont - 1,886

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1849 Bethel
    Windsor Co. Bethel is watered by branches of White River, and possesses good mill sites. Soap stone is found here in great quantities and of good... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Bethel
    Bethel, a post-township of Windsor county, Vermont, on the Vermont Central railroad, 38 miles S. from Montpelier, and 39 miles N. from Windsor. In... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Bethel
    Bethel, a post-village of Windsor co., Vt., in Bethel township, on White River, and on the Central Vermont Rail road, 37 miles S. of Montpelier. It... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Bethel, a banking post-village of Windsor co., Vt., in Bethel township (town), on White River and on the Central Vermont R., 37 miles S. of... Read MORE...

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