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Welcome to Benton ...

The Town of Benton is located in Yates County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Benton has a population of 2,745 people<3> (see below for details).

Benton is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Benton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Benton had an population of 2,745 people. This is a decrease of 3.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Benton had a population of 2,836 people (which is 11.19% of the total population of Yates County). This makes Benton the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Benton represents 0.01% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 719th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,836 people, the population of Benton increased 7.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,640 people).

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

Communities Also Named Benton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Benton - it's located in Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Benton ...

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

  • Geneva [Ontario County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
    • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Benton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<6>
  • Canandaigua [Ontario County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canandaigua
    • Canandaigua [Ontario County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Benton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,373 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canandaigua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canandaigua
  • Canandaigua [Ontario County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canandaigua
    • Canandaigua [Ontario County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Benton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,152 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canandaigua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canandaigua<6>
  • Manchester [Ontario County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester [Ontario County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Benton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
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      • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Benton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,615 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca Falls
    • Waterloo [Seneca County]
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      • Waterloo [Seneca County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Benton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterloo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
    • Milo [Yates County]
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      • Milo [Yates County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Benton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,841 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milo
    • Phelps [Ontario County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phelps
      • Phelps [Ontario County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Benton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,790 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phelps have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phelps
    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca Falls
      • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Benton
      • Estimated population in 2012: 6,677 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca Falls<6>
    • Penn Yan [Yates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penn Yan
      • Penn Yan [Yates County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Benton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,948 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penn Yan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penn Yan<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Benton ...

Looking for more information about Benton? 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 Benton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Benton.

Mentions & References for Benton

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Yates County

About New York

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

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Yates, 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 Benton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Benton - 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 from Point A (ie- Benton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Benton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BentonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Benton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7220, Longitude: -77.0494       In this case, the coordinates for Benton 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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