Bethel DiagramBethel Township
Formed in 1807

Bethel Township, located in the southeast corner of the county, was formed in 1807. Thomas Stockstill of  Tennessee was the first recorded settler in 1797. The principal towns are the villages of Brandt and West Charleston. The National Road (U.S. 40) crosses the township as does the Troy-Dayton Road which was cut by General Anthony Wayne.