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Welcome to Bennington ...
The location of Bennington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Bennington, you might consider that their post office opened in 1888.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bennington has a population of 1,519 people<3> (see below for details).
Bennington is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bennington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Bennington: (402) and (531)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bennington had an population of 1,519 people. This is an increase of 4.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 62.11% since the 2000 Census).
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 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bennington.
Communities Also Named Bennington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Bennington ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bennington.
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 Bennington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bennington.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bennington.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bennington. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Bennington to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bennington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bennington was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Bennington on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Nebraska (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Bennington.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bennington. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.ne.us/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Dec 2023