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Welcome to Bentonsport ...

Bentonsport is located in Van Buren County<1>.

The location of Bentonsport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Bentonsport is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Bentonsport ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bentonsport.

  • Keosauqua [Van Buren County]
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    • Keosauqua [Van Buren County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Bentonsport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 911 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keosauqua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keosauqua<5>
  • Donnellson [Lee County]
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    • Donnellson [Lee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Bentonsport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 846 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donnellson<5>
  • Farmington [Van Buren County]
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    • Farmington [Van Buren County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Bentonsport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 623 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<5>
  • Birmingham [Van Buren County]
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    • Birmingham [Van Buren County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Bentonsport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 423 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birmingham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bonaparte [Van Buren County]
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      • Bonaparte [Van Buren County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Bentonsport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 405 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonaparte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonaparte<5>
    • Milton [Van Buren County]
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      • Milton [Van Buren County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Bentonsport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<5>
    • Salem [Henry County]
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      • Salem [Henry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Bentonsport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<5>
    • Libertyville [Jefferson County]
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      • Libertyville [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Bentonsport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 341 people
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    • Lockridge [Jefferson County]
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      • Lockridge [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Bentonsport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 281 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockridge<5>
    • Stockport [Van Buren County]
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      • Stockport [Van Buren County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Bentonsport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 277 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockport<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bentonsport. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bentonsport.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bentonsport. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bentonsport.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bentonsport. See our Newspapers Page for Bentonsport.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bentonsport ...

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

Adding Bentonsport to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bentonsport in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bentonsport was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bentonsport on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bentonsport on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Van Buren, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bentonsport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bentonsport) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bentonsport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7256, Longitude: -91.8538       In this case, the coordinates for Bentonsport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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