Bethel Island, California

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Coordinates: 38°00′54″N 121°38′26″W / 38.015°N 121.64056°W / 38.015; -121.64056

Bethel Island (formerly, Bethell) is a census-designated place (CDP) on Bethel Island in Contra Costa County, California, United States. The population was 2,312 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13.3 km²), all of it land. It is located on an island of the same name 9 miles (14 km) east of Antioch.[1]

History

The first post office opened in 1897, and named for its first postmaster Franklin C. Bethell.[1] The post office closed in 1902.[1] The Bethel Island post office opened in 1947.[1]

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,312 people, 1,113 households, and 605 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 449.5 people per square mile (173.7/km²). There were 1,345 housing units at an average density of 261.5/sq mi (101.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.10% White, 1.43% Black or African American, 0.99% Native American, 0.95% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 2.90% from other races, and 3.55% from two or more races. 8.78% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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