Benson: Town in Vermont
Benson is a town located in the county of Rutland in the U.S. state of Vermont. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,056 and a population density of 23 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 991 inhabitants.
The town was created 232 years ago in 1790.
Quick Facts about Benson
|Population :||991 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Vermont (United States)|
|County :||Rutland County|
|Postal code :||05743|
|Area :||45.5 km2|
|Altitude :||479 feet / 146 meters|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1791 (232 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||Eastern Time Zone|
|Local time :||03:17:02 (5th December 2023)|
|Density :||22 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-6.56% (2010-2020)|
|Weather :||29℉ Chance Rain And Snow Showers 7-days weather|
Benson is located at 43°42'25"N 73°18'40"W (43.7070100, -73.3112300).
Benson forecast: A chance of rain and snow showers before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected. more
- Official Website
Official website of Benson
According to census records, the population of Benson decreased by 6.56% in 10 years.
People born in Benson (4)
Schools in Benson
College & universities near Benson, VT
|230834||Castleton University||Castleton (VT)||05735|
Amtrak & bus stations near Benson, VT
|FHV||Fair Haven, Vermont||Depot and Water Sts.||RAIL|
|CNV||Castleton station||266 Main Street||RAIL|
|FTC||Ticonderoga station||NYS Hwy 74 and Sandy Redoubt||RAIL|
|WHL||Whitehall station||Main St. and Saunders St.||RAIL|
|RUD||Rutland station||25 Evelyn Street||RAIL|
Post offices near Benson
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Putnam Station Post Office||Putnam Station (NY)||12861|
Other places with the same name (7)
- Benson , Arizona city in Arizona with a population of 4,890 people.
- Benson , North Carolina town in North Carolina, United States with a population of 4,024 people.
- Benson , Illinois village in Illinois, USA with a population of 401 people.
- Benson , Minnesota city in Minnesota with a population of 319 people.
- Benson , Pennsylvania borough of Pennsylvania with a population of 184 people.
- Benson , New York town in New York State with a population of 169 people.
Other cities in Rutland County
Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Rutland County , VT. (more)
|Castleton||4,490||Town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States|
|Rutland||4,105||Town in Rutland County, Vermont, surrounding the city of Rutland|
|Brandon||3,705||Town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States|
|Pittsford||2,757||Town in Vermont|
|Fair Haven||2,530||Town in Vermont, United States|
|West Rutland||2,129||Town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States|
|Wallingford||1,938||Town in Vermont|
|Poultney||1,693||Town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States|
|Proctor||1,578||Town in Vermont|
|Pawlet||1,359||Town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States|
|Danby||1,308||Town in Rutland County, Vermont|
|Mount Holly||1,241||Town in Vermont|
|Chittenden||1,170||Town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States|
|Wells||1,151||Town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States|
|Mendon||1,015||Town in Vermont|
|Shrewsbury||979||Town in Rutland County, Vermont, USA|