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NOTICE: We have seen increased door-to-door activity by solicitors. This is a reminder that Bettsville has a Green River Ordinance prohibiting door-to-door solicitation.

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Welcome to the Village of Bettsville

In the year 1834, John Betts purchased 68 1/2 acres of land in Liberty Township. In 1838 he had it surveyed into 21 lots which became the Village of Bettsville. By 1847 Bettsville contained 7 family dwellings, 2 churches, 1 cabinet shop, and one shoe shop with a population of 40.

Bettsville continued to expand and thrive and many more businesses were started and many more families settled in. In the bitter cold of 1912, the now downtown business district that housed a department store caught fire causing the entire north State Street to burn. Not one single building stood to exist. But Bettsville didn’t die.




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Park Update

Park Update

As I’m sure some of you already know the park was sold. December 23rd was the closing and the proceeds have been deposited in the bank. The selling price was $407,000 with the village paying the closing costs. The old park minus the bird sanctuary, which we kept, is...

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