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Welcome to Benton County ...

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

The community of Bentonville is the Seat for Benton County.

Benton County was founded in 1836 and was created by taking area from Washington County.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Benton had a population of 279,835 people. This is an increase of 26.43% since the last Census (which gave a population of 221,339 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Benton represented 7.59% of the total population of Arkansas.

Below are some of the communities located in Benton County:

  • Avoca
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
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    • Avoca is located in Benton County (AR)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 522 people
  • Bentonville
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast)
  • Bethel Heights
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Heights
    • Bethel Heights is located in Benton County (AR)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,970 people
  • Cave Springs
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cave Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Springs
    • Cave Springs is located in Benton County (AR)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,737 people
  • Centerton
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the west)
  • Decatur
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
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    • Decatur is located in Benton County (AR)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,790 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur <2>
  • Garfield
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garfield
    • Garfield is located in Benton County (AR)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 597 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garfield <2>
  • Gateway
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gateway have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gateway
    • Gateway is located in Benton County (AR)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 482 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gateway <2>
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    • Gentry
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
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      • Gentry is located in Benton County (AR)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,240 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gentry <2>
    • Gravette
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravette have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravette
      • Gravette is located in Benton County (AR)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,612 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gravette <2>
    • Highfill
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highfill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Highfill is located in Benton County (AR)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 916 people
    • Little Flock
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Flock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Flock
      • Little Flock is located in Benton County (AR)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,812 people
    • Lowell
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
      • Lowell is located in Benton County (AR)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,876 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowell <2>
    • Pea Ridge
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pea Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pea Ridge
      • Pea Ridge is located in Benton County (AR)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,452 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pea Ridge <2>
    • Rogers
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogers
      • Rogers is located in Benton County (AR)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 70,522 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogers <2>
    • Siloam Springs
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Siloam Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Siloam Springs
      • Siloam Springs is located in Benton County (AR)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,611 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Siloam Springs <2>
    • Springtown
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springtown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springtown
      • Springtown is located in Benton County (AR)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 99 people
    • Sulphur Springs
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulphur Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulphur Springs
      • Sulphur Springs is located in Benton County (AR)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 531 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sulphur Springs <2>

Websites of Interest ...

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.





 

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