Welcome to the Town of Bethany! Our town was established in 1812 and is located on the southern border of Genesee County.
Bethany NY covers 36 sq. miles and is currently about 90% farmland and 10% residential. We have over 655 households with a census of about 1,700 people living here which divides into 4 different school districts.
If you're looking for information about licenses, property taxes, town services or just information on the community, you'll find your answers through the links on the menu. Our town meetings are listed on the calendar and welcome all residents to attend.
Well Dry/Need Water

The last night of the tote fill program at the Bethany Town hall will be Tuesday December 26 from 6-8 pm. The tanker is being returned to the State.

We will continue with the bottled water program until all 24 pallets are handed out to those who's well have gone dry.

Carl Hyde Jr
Bethany Town Supervisor


Please call Bethany Town Supervisor: 585-343-1399, ext 202, leave your full name, address and phone number

There currently is a water tanker located at the Bethany Town Hall for Bethany residents to fill their water totes.

Fill Time will be: Tuesdays 5-7 pm and Thursdays 6-8 pm


Bethany has also graciously received donations of bottled drinking water from:

  • Wegmans
  • Casella Waste
  • Tops
Distribution is only for residents whose wells have gone dry. Bottled water will begin Tuesday Dec 5, 2023. During normal town office hours and also during the evening water tote fill times Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Books on Bethany's History For Sale. More details Here
Book: Bethany 1800-1900
Book: Bethany Town and People
Book: History of Bethany
Book: Poor House Revisisted
Bethany Community Center

Bethany Community Center will be doing a soft reopening in March 2024 for rentals. Please call the Town Hall for details. (585) 343-1399 x201

Attention Water District #5 Residents
The Town of Bethany is excited to announce that we have finally been granted the 5million dollars from the WIIA grant. Water district 5 is finally a go!!!!
The Town will be having a public hearing for all residents to come. The date will be in the Daily news and on the Website.
Attention Water District #5 Residents
Town Supervisor, Carl Hyde Jr., needs more input from residents explaining their need for town water in this district #5. Please send a letter to Carl even if you have already done so before. You can send a letter through USPS or E-mail, and please include your physical address (home address). Under the Supervisor's web page, you can find the address and E-mail. Click to go to Town Supervisor's Page. Thank You.

The Town of Bethany is currently seeking a part-time Deputy Clerk to assist the town clerk.

We are seeking someone who is friendly, computer savvy, able to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Office.

Anyone interested please Contact Shauna (585) 343-1399

Resumes can be dropped off or sent to 10510 Bethany Center Road, East Bethany, NY 14054.

  • 2023 Tentative Assessment Rolls are available here
  • Town Board meeting the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m
  • Court: 1st Wed every month (Attorney Involvement Cases) and 4th Wed every month (Traffic Ticket)
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