Welcome to the Town of Bethel, Connecticut on the Internet.

This is your portal to Bethel information and services online.

Whether you want a general sense of Bethel's civic life or answers to specific questions, your search can begin here. The offices in the Clifford J. Hurgin Municipal Center have worked to provide the most commonly sought forms, information and more. If you need further information after exploring this site, you are welcome to call, write or visit any department. We are here to help.
The small New England town of Bethel, formed in 1855, is located in northern Fairfield County. Bethel lies sixty miles northeast of New York City and fifty miles southwest of Hartford and is accessed by state routes 6, 53, and 58 and Interstate 84. Its neighboring towns are Redding, Danbury, Brookfield and Newtown. A town of more than 18,000 people over 17 square miles, Bethel is served by a full time police force, two volunteer fire departments, and the David W. Deakin Educational Park, which contains five schools from grades K-12 and sports fields on one campus.

The town is governed by a Board of Selectmen/Town Meeting.