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Benton Harbor, Michigan
Welcome to Benton Harbor ...
The city of Benton Harbor is located in Berrien County.
The location of Benton Harbor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Benton Harbor refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Benton Harborite<2>
A typical abbreviation for Benton Harbor: Benton Hbr. (or less commonly used: Benton Harb. or Benton Hrbr.)
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Benton Harbor has a population of 9,860 people<3> (see below for details).
Benton Harbor is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Benton Harbor lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel south from Benton Harbor (for example, toward Hamlet (IN)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Benton Harbor lies within the (269) area code.
The ZIP codes for Benton Harbor: 49022-49023<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Benton Harbor had a population of 10,038 people (which is 6.4% of the total population of Berrien County). This makes Benton Harbor the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Benton Harbor represents 0.1% of the population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 93rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 10,038 people, the population of Benton Harbor decreased 10.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,182 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Benton Harbor had an population of 9,860 people. This is a decrease of 1.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.82% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Benton Harbor.
Communities near Benton Harbor ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Benton Harbor and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Benton Harbor.
Communities Also Named Benton Harbor ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Benton Harbor - it's located in Georgia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Benton Harbor.
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 Harbor:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Benton Harbor ...
Looking for more information about Benton Harbor? 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 Harbor, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Benton Harbor.
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This page was last modified: 22 Jun 2019