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Welcome to Benoit ...

The town of Benoit is located in Bolivar County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Benoit has a population of 423 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Benoit.

Benoit is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Benoit is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Benoit had an population of 423 people. This is a decrease of 11.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 30.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Benoit had a population of 477 people. This makes Benoit the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Benoit represents 0.02% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 215th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 477 people, the population of Benoit decreased 21.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 611 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Benoit.

Adding Benoit to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Benoit elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Benoit ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Benoit - they are located in Alabama, Minnesota, New Brunswick, Ontario, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Benoit ...

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

  • Greenville [Washington County]
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    • Greenville [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Benoit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Cleveland [Bolivar County]
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    • Cleveland [Bolivar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Benoit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,073 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<6>
  • Leland [Washington County]
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    • Leland [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Benoit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<6>
  • Shaw [Bolivar County]
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    • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Benoit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,685 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rosedale [Bolivar County]
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      • Rosedale [Bolivar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Benoit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,588 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosedale<6>
    • Metcalfe [Washington County]
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      • Metcalfe [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Benoit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metcalfe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Renova [Bolivar County]
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      • Renova [Bolivar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Benoit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Renova have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Boyle [Bolivar County]
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      • Boyle [Bolivar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Benoit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 588 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyle<6>
    • Beulah [Bolivar County]
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      • Beulah [Bolivar County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Benoit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 325 people
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    • Arkansas City [Desha County]
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      • Arkansas City [Desha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Benoit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkansas City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkansas City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Benoit ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bolivar County: www.co.bolivar.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Bolivar, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Benoit.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Benoit - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Benoit) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Benoit. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Benoit

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Benoit. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6517, Longitude: -91.0087       In this case, the coordinates for Benoit have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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