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Welcome to Benson ...
So far, we have found very little information about Benson. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Benson to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Benson, please Contact Us.
Benson would have been located within present day Tallapoosa County.
The location of Benson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Benson is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: The area where Benson was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Benson (for example, toward West Point (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Communities near Benson ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Benson and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Benson.
Communities Also Named Benson ...
While we believe that this Benson is located in Tallapoosa County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Benson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chilton and Etowah County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 28 communities that are also named Benson - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Benson.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Benson:
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Feb 2019