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Welcome to Benson ...
The location of Benson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Benson has a population of 3,070 people<2> (see below for details).
Benson is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Benson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Benson is within the boundaries of the (320) area code.
The ZIP code for Benson: 56215<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Benson had a population of 3,240 people (which is 33.12% of the total population of Swift County). This makes Benson the county's most populous community.
The population of Benson represents 0.06% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 200th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,240 people, the population of Benson decreased 4.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,376 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Benson had an population of 3,070 people. This is a decrease of 5.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.06% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Benson.
Communities Also Named Benson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Benson - they are located in Alabama (3), Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Benson.
Websites for Benson ...
Official Website: www.bensonmn.org/
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 Benson:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Benson ...
Looking for more information about Benson? 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 Benson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Benson.
Communities near Benson ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Benson
Located in Stevens County
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Benson
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Benson
Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Benson
Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Benson
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Benson
Located in Kandiyohi County
Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Benson
Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Benson
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Benson
Located in Chippewa County
Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Benson
Located in Chippewa County
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Benson.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Benson: www.bensonmn.org/
The official website for Swift County: www.swiftcounty.com/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Nov 2019