With a total area of about 2.4 sq. kms, the city of Bethel is situated in the county of Anoka. The state highway of Minnesota No. 65 is located nearby. There are two adjoining cities of East Bethel and St. Francis located right beside the city. Bethel is situated at an elevated height of about 932 ft. above the ground.
Education, trade and services are some of the principal sources of living for the local residents of the city.