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Welcome to Bennington ...

Bennington is located in Bear Lake County<1>.

Bennington is 6,050 feet [1,844 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Bennington is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Bennington lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Bennington: (208)

Communities Also Named Bennington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Bennington - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Vermont.

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

Communities near Bennington ...

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

  • Montpelier [Bear Lake County]
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    • Montpelier [Bear Lake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Bennington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,529 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montpelier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montpelier<4>
  • Paris [Bear Lake County]
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    • Paris [Bear Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Bennington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 517 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<4>
  • Georgetown [Bear Lake County]
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    • Georgetown [Bear Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Bennington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<4>
  • Bloomington [Bear Lake County]
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    • Bloomington [Bear Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Bennington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomington<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Charles [Bear Lake County]
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      • Saint Charles [Bear Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Bennington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Charles
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Charles<4>
    • Bern [Bear Lake County]
    • Wardboro [Bear Lake County]
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      • Wardboro [Bear Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Bennington
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    • Dingle [Bear Lake County]
    • Geneva [Bear Lake County]
    • Bench [Caribou County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bench
      • Bench [Caribou County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Bennington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bench

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 Bennington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bennington.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bennington. 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 Bennington.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bennington ...

Looking for more information about Bennington? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bennington, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bennington.

Adding Bennington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bennington 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 Bennington was

We also found Bennington

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

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About Bear Lake County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bear Lake County: www.bearlakecounty.info/

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Bear Lake, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bennington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Bennington) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bennington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BenningtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bennington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3915, Longitude: -111.3228    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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