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Welcome to Benton City ...

The city of Benton City is located in Benton County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Benton City has a population of 3,493 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Benton City is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Benton City lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Benton City is within the boundaries of the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Benton City: 99320<4>

Websites for Benton City ...

Official Website: www.ci.benton-city.wa.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Benton City had an population of 3,493 people. This is an increase of 14.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Benton City had a population of 3,038 people. This makes Benton City the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Benton City represents 0.05% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,038 people, the population of Benton City increased 15.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,624 people).

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

Communities Also Named Benton City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Benton City - they are located in Iowa, Missouri (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Benton City ...

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

  • Kennewick [Benton County]
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    • Kennewick [Benton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Benton City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 84,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennewick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennewick<6>
  • Pasco [Franklin County]
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    • Pasco [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Benton City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,095 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pasco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pasco<6>
  • Richland [Benton County]
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    • Richland [Benton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Benton City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,439 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<6>
  • West Richland [Benton County]
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    • West Richland [Benton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Benton City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,423 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Richland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grandview [Yakima County]
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      • Grandview [Yakima County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Benton City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,029 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grandview<6>
    • Prosser [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prosser
      • Prosser [Benton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Benton City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,398 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prosser<6>
    • West Pasco [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Pasco
      • West Pasco [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Benton City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Pasco have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Pasco
    • Byron [Yakima County]
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      • Byron [Yakima County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Benton City
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    • Highland [Benton County]
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      • Highland [Benton County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southeast of Benton City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ainsworth Junction [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ainsworth Junction
      • Ainsworth Junction [Franklin County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the east of Benton City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ainsworth Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ainsworth Junction

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Benton City ...

Looking for more information about Benton City? 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 Benton City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Benton City.

Adding Benton City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Benton City 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 Benton City was

We also found Benton City

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

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About Benton County

About Washington

The official website for Benton City: www.ci.benton-city.wa.us/

The official website for Benton County: www.co.benton.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Benton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Benton City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Benton City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Benton City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Benton City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Benton City) 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 Benton City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Benton CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Benton City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2670, Longitude: -119.4875    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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