Bethel

Bethel is six miles east of U.S. Highway 84 and thirteen miles southeast of Fairfield in southeast Freestone County. Bethel School had thirty-one White pupils in 1891 and thirty-eight in 1903. Little Bethel School had nineteen Black pupils in 1891 and thirty-nine in 1899. By the 1930s the community had only three or four scattered dwellings. In the 1960s only one dwelling and a cemetery remained.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

No

Place type

Bethel is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.81433270
    Longitude
    -96.09191290

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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