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The location of Bennington

Welcome to Bennington ...

The city of Bennington is located in Douglas County.

The location of Bennington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bennington has a population of 1,521 people<2> (see below for details).

Bennington is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bennington: (402) & (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bennington had a population of 1,458 people. This makes Bennington the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Bennington represents 0.08% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,458 people, the population of Bennington increased 55.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 937 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bennington had an population of 1,521 people. This is an increase of 4.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 62.33% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bennington ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Omaha   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Bennington

Council Bluffs   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bennington

Located in Pottawattamie County (IA)

Bellevue   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bennington

Located in Sarpy County

Fremont   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Bennington

Located in Dodge County

Papillion   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bennington

Located in Sarpy County

La Vista   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bennington

Located in Sarpy County

Blair   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Bennington

Located in Washington County

Ralston   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bennington

Elkhorn   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bennington

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Bennington

Located in Sarpy County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bennington.

Communities Also Named Bennington ...

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

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bennington. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bennington.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bennington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bennington.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bennington.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bennington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bennington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bennington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bennington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3683, Longitude: -96.1608     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bennington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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