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Bethel Springs is a town in McNairy County, Tennessee. The population was 718 at the 2010 census.
Bethel Springs was platted in 1860, when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office called Bethel Springs has been in operation since 1866. The community took its name from a nearby spring, which in turn was named after the Bethel Presbyterian Church.
Bethel Springs is located at 35°14′15″N 88°36′41″W (35.237378, -88.611429). Bethel Springs was named after a Presbyterian church that was founded in the area. The name Bethel was derived from Bethlehem, and springs from the numerous springs in the area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 763 people, 317 households, and 219 families residing in the town. The population density was 345.2 people per square mile (133.3/km�). There were 347 housing units at an average density of 157.0 per square mile (60.6/km�).