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Welcome to Benton Station ...

Benton Station is located in Polk County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Benton Station: Benton Sta. (in Canada, 'Stn.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Benton Station is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Benton Station (for example, toward Cartwright), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Benton Station: (423)

Communities Also Named Benton Station ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Benton Station - they are located in Alberta, Iowa and Maine.

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

Communities near Benton Station ...

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

  • Cleveland
  • Athens
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
    • Athens lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Benton Station.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,120 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<5>
  • Gregory
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gregory
    • Gregory lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Benton Station.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 7,432 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
  • South Cleveland
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Cleveland
    • South Cleveland lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Benton Station.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,912 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Cleveland
  • Temple Grove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Temple Grove
    • Temple Grove lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Benton Station.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,795 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Temple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Temple Grove
  • Etowah
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Etowah
    • Etowah lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Benton Station.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etowah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etowah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Etowah<5>
  • Wildwood Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood Lake
    • Wildwood Lake lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Benton Station.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,124 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood Lake
  • Tennga
  • Hopewell Estates
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopewell Estates
    • Hopewell Estates lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Benton Station.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,874 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopewell Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell Estates
  • East Cleveland
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Cleveland
    • East Cleveland lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Benton Station.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,608 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Cleveland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Benton Station ...

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

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

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Polk, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Benton Station - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Benton Station) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Benton Station. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1876, Longitude: -84.6833       In this case, the coordinates for Benton Station have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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