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BETHANY, TEXAS (Collin County). Bethany, in southwestern Collin County, was started about 1876 and named for an early settler. In 1990 a cemetery remained, and the site had become part of Plano.

Brian Hart


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Brian Hart, "BETHANY, TX (COLLIN COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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