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Welcome to Benton Station ...

A typical abbreviation for Benton Station: Benton Sta. (in Canada, 'Stn.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Benton Station is 2,490 feet [759 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Benton Station is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Benton Station lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

Note: If you travel east from Benton Station (for example, toward Alsask (SK)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Area codes for Benton Station: (403) & (587)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Benton Station: T0J<3>

Communities near Benton Station ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Benton Station and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2006<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Acadia Valley   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cereal   [Map]   126   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Esther   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
New Brigden   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Oyen   [Map]   1,015   W   5 miles [8 km]
Sedalia   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Benton Station.

Communities Also Named Benton Station ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Benton Station - they are located in Iowa, Maine and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Benton Station.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Benton Station. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Benton Station:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Benton Station ...

Looking for more information about Benton Station? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Benton Station? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Benton Station, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Benton Station.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Benton Station. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Benton Station - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).

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<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Benton Station, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Benton Station). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Benton Station or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Benton Station. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Benton Station) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Benton Station. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Benton Station

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Benton Station. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.3482, Longitude: -110.3493     [Map].

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<5>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Benton Station were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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