Bethera, South Carolina

Unincorporated community in South Carolina, United States
33°12′06″N 79°47′17″W / 33.20167°N 79.78806°W / 33.20167; -79.78806CountryUnited StatesStateSouth CarolinaCountiesBerkeleyElevation
49 ft (15 m)Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST)) • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)Area codes843, 854GNIS feature ID1246810[1]

Bethera is an unincorporated community in Berkeley County in the Lowcountry of South Carolina about 40 miles (64 km) north of Charleston. The elevation of the community is 49 feet (15 m)[1]


The name "Bethera" is an amalgamation of the names of two local churches, namely Bethel Baptist and Berea Methodist.[2]

In 1925, Bethera had 22 inhabitants.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Bethera, South Carolina". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior.
  2. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1941). Palmetto Place Names. Sloane Printing Co. p. 25.
  3. ^ Rand McNally and Company (1925). Premier Atlas of the World: Containing Maps of All Countries of the World, with the Most Recent Boundary Decisions, and Maps of All the States, Territories, and Possessions of the United States with Population Figures from the Latest Official Census Reports, Also Data of Interest Concerning International and Domestic Political Questions. Rand McNally & Company. p. 259. Retrieved February 19, 2023.
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Municipalities and communities of Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States
County seat: Moncks Corner
Map of South Carolina highlighting Berkeley County
‡This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties
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