1. The town has their own species of insects and mushrooms.
2. Their founder, Alexander Campbell, also founded the Disciples of Christ denomination.
3. Students celebrate Alexander Campbell the college founder's death by going to his graveyard and telling ghost stories.
4. The town of Bethany IS Bethany College. They have ONE post office, ONE general store, and they USED to have ONE bar (it just got closed down).
5. A student from Bethany discovered a real species of bird that lived on Endor in the "Star Wars Return of the Jedi" movie.