Town of Bethel
Sullivan County, New York


Town of Bethel, Sullivan County, New York

Check individual Department listings for location, contact information including fax, email, mailing addresses, extension numbers and hours of operation. 


     The Town of Bethel is located 90 miles from New York City, Albany and Binghamton in Sullivan County New York.  Site of the original 1969 Woodstock Festival.

The Town of Bethel includes the hamlets of White Lake, Kauneonga Lake, Smallwood, Bethel, parts of Swan Lake, Mongaup Valley and Briscoe. 

New in 2019 is the Town of Bethel Heritage Trail and the Sullivan Catskills Dove Trail (which includes 8 Bethel Doves).

     Our main industries are tourism, (visit the Sullivan County Visitor's Assocation and the Bethel Business Association websites) and agriculture (Bethel Farming Community) .  We were once referred to as the Borsch Belt.  For more information check out our About Bethel and Historian Pages.  

The Town staff are here to assist you with any questions you may have.  Almost all of our forms are located on our department pages and there is a Staff Directory on the contact page along with Federal, State and County and School officials.

2020 Tentative Assessment Roll

2020 Final Assessment Roll


Third Party Sites

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Bethel Heritage Trailhead Locator Map
Click on Bethel Heritage Trail in Table for Details

COV-19 Resources and Information

Town Hall and Highway Department are reopen to the Public with CDC Guidelines. Masks are mandatory, gloves optional.
For Contact Information visit the Department Page Tab.

Link to Sullivan County Public Health
2019 Novel Coronavirus Updates

Holiday Closings

January 18, 2021
February 15, 2021
April 2, 2021
May 31, 2021
July 5, 2021
October 11, 2021
November 2, 2021
November 25 and 26, 2021
December 24, 2021
December 31, 2021


State Burn Regulations 

NYS Boating Regulations

Minnie Falls - Smallwood Memorial Park

Kauneonga Lake Community Park
overlooking White Lake

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