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Welcome to Benton ...
The location of Benton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Benton has a population of 35,789 people<2> (see below for details).
Benton was established in 1833.
The community of Benton is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Benton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Benton: (501)
The ZIP codes for Benton: 72015, 72018, 72158<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Benton had a population of 30,681 people (which is 28.64% of the total population of Saline County). This makes Benton the county's most populous community.
The population of Benton represents 1.05% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 30,681 people, the population of Benton increased 40.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 21,906 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Benton had an population of 35,789 people. This is an increase of 16.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 63.38% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Benton.
Communities near Benton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Benton and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Benton.
Communities Also Named Benton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Benton - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Benton.
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 Benton:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Benton ...
Looking for more information about Benton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Benton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Benton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Saline County: www.salinecounty.org/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Mar 2019