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Welcome to Benson Mines ...
The location of Benson Mines has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Benson Mines, you might consider that their post office opened in 1890.
Benson Mines is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Benson Mines lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Benson Mines: (315)
Communities near Benson Mines ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Benson Mines.
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 Mines. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Benson Mines.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Benson Mines. 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 Mines.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Benson Mines. See our Newspapers Page for Benson Mines.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Benson Mines ...
Looking for more information about Benson Mines? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Benson Mines, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Benson Mines.
Adding Benson Mines to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Benson Mines 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 Benson Mines was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>
We also found Benson Mines in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Benson Mines.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Benson Mines. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Saint Lawrence County: www.co.st-lawrence.ny.us/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023