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Welcome to Bennington ...

The town of Bennington is located in Bryan County<1> (at the time of its founding, Bennington was located in Indian Territory).

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bennington has a population of 368 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bennington.

Bennington is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Bennington is within the boundaries of the (580) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bennington had an population of 368 people. This is an increase of 10.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bennington had a population of 334 people. This makes Bennington the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 334 people, the population of Bennington increased 15.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 289 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, 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.

  • Durant [Bryan County]
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    • Durant [Bryan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Bennington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,157 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<6>
  • Caddo [Bryan County]
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    • Caddo [Bryan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Bennington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,114 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caddo<6>
  • Bokchito [Bryan County]
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    • Bokchito [Bryan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Bennington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bokchito have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bokchito<6>
  • Boswell [Choctaw County]
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    • Boswell [Choctaw County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Bennington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 680 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boswell<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Soper [Choctaw County]
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      • Soper [Choctaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Bennington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 253 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soper<6>
    • Caney [Atoka County]
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      • Caney [Atoka County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Bennington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 202 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caney<6>
    • Armstrong [Bryan County]
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      • Armstrong [Bryan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Bennington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 111 people
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    • Wade [Bryan County]
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      • Wade [Bryan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Bennington
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    • Albany [Bryan County]
    • Bentley [Atoka County]
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      • Bentley [Atoka County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Bennington
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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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bennington was on a map titled Map of Oklahoma (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bennington on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oklahoma's counties, including Bryan, 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 Bennington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bennington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BenningtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bennington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0038, Longitude: -96.0376       In this case, the coordinates for Bennington 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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