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Benson, North Carolina
Welcome to Benson ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Benson has a population of 3,934 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Benson.
Benson is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Benson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Benson: (919) & (984)<4>
The ZIP code for Benson: 27504<5>
Websites for Benson ...
Official Website: www.townofbenson.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.bensonchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Benson had an population of 3,934 people. This is an increase of 18.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.59% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Benson had a population of 3,311 people. This makes Benson the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Benson represents 0.03% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 188th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,311 people, the population of Benson increased 13.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,923 people).
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), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Benson.
Communities near Benson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Benson.
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 Benson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Benson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Benson. 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 Benson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Benson. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Benson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Benson 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 Benson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Benson on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Benson: www.townofbenson.com/
The official website for Johnston County: www.co.johnston.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022