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Bentonville, Arkansas

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The location of Bentonville

Welcome to Bentonville ...

The city of Bentonville is located in Northwest Arkansas.

Bentonville is located in Benton County and is the County Seat for Benton County.

The location of Bentonville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bentonville has a population of 49,298 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Bentonville is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Bentonville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bentonville is located in the (479) area code.

The ZIP codes for Bentonville: 72712, 72716<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bentonville had a population of 35,301 people (which is 15.95% of the total population of Benton County). This makes Bentonville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Bentonville represents 1.21% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 35,301 people, the population of Bentonville increased 78.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,730 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bentonville had an population of 49,298 people. This is an increase of 39.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 149.86% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bentonville.

Communities near Bentonville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bentonville and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Bella Vista   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bethel Heights   [Map]   2,762   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   85,257   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gentry   [Map]   3,795   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gravette   [Map]   3,304   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Johnson   [Map]   3,674   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bentonville.

Communities Also Named Bentonville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Bentonville - they are located in Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bentonville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bentonville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bentonville. Our list includes 21 papers.

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

Websites for Bentonville ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bentonville ...

Looking for more information about Bentonville? 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 Bentonville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bentonville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Benton County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bentonville:

The official website for Benton County:

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bentonville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bentonville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Bentonville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bentonville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bentonville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bentonville. 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 Bentonville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bentonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3583, Longitude: -94.2265     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bentonville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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