Benton Franklin County, Illinois
Benton: City in Illinois
Benton is a city located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,087 and a population density of 484 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,784 inhabitants.
The city was created 180 years ago in 1840.
Benton is located at 37°59'48"N 88°55'12"W (37.9967200, -88.9200700).
Benton Quick Facts
|Population :||6,784 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Illinois (United States)|
|County :||Franklin County|
|Postal code :||62812|
|Phone Area Codes :||618|
|Area :||14.66 km2|
|Capital city :||Benton is capital of Franklin County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1841 (180 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||02:25:51 (21st September 2021)|
|Density :||463 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-4.47% (2010-2020)|
According to census records, the population of Benton decreased by 4.47% in 10 years.
Local Places in Benton
1 Benton City Hall
Address: 1403 S Main St, Benton, IL 62812 ➦ Show Map
☎ +16184396131 🔗 Url
People born in Benton (15)
- Charles B. Garrigus (California Poet Laureate) he was born in 13/06/1914
- John Bauer (American football guard and tackle who played for the New York Giants (1932-2010)) he was born in 11/03/1932
- Lin Bolen (American television producer) she was born in 23/03/1941
- Mitchell Olenski (American football player, coach (1920-2000)) he was born in 13/01/1920
- Noble Threewitt (American horse trainer) he was born in 24/02/1911
- Paul Lipscomb (American football player (1923-1964)) he was born in 13/01/1923
- Tommy Johnagin (American comedian) he was born in 25/03/1983
- Rich Yunkus (American basketball player) he was born in 13/11/1949
- Shirley Marsh (American politician) she was born in 22/06/1925
- Ernest Glen Wever (psychologist) he was born in 16/10/1902
- Dave Severin (American politician)
- Mary Logan Tucker (American activist) she was born in 20/06/1858
Schools in Benton
College & universities near Benton, IL
|148256||Rend Lake College||Ina (IL)||62846|
Amtrak & bus stations near Benton, IL
|DQN||Du Quoin||20 North Chestnut St.||RAIL|
|MAI||Marion, IL||2100 West Main Street||BUS|
|MVI||Mt. Vernon, IL||102 Potomac Boulevard||BUS|
|CDL||Carbondale station||401 South Illinois St.||RAIL|
|CEN||Centralia station||108 East Broadway||RAIL|
Post offices near Benton
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Benton Post Office||Benton (IL)||62812|
Other places with the same name (18)
- Benton , Arkansas city in Arkansas, USA with a population of 37,214 people.
- Benton , Kentucky city in Kentucky with a population of 4,467 people.
- Benton , Indiana unincorporated community in Elkhart County, Indiana with a population of 2,983 people.
- Benton , Michigan charter township in Berrien County, Michigan with a population of 2,841 people.
- Benton , Maine town in Maine, United States with a population of 2,720 people.
- Benton , New York town in New York, United States with a population of 2,249 people.
- Benton , Louisiana suburb town of Shreveport, located in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States of America with a population of 2,092 people.
- Benton , Ohio city in United States of America with a population of 1,608 people.
- Benton , Kansas city in Kansas with a population of 1,373 people.
- Benton , Tennessee county in Tennessee, United States with a population of 1,247 people.
- Benton , Minnesota City in Carver County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 824 people.
- Benton , Pennsylvania borough in northern Columbia County, Pennsylvania with a population of 805 people.
- Benton , Wisconsin village in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 489 people.
- Benton , New Hampshire city in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States of America with a population of 378 people.
- Benton , Missouri city in Missouri with a population of 116 people.
- Benton , Iowa city in Iowa with a population of 40 people.
- Benton , Alabama town of the United States with a population of 40 people.
Other cities in Franklin County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Franklin County , IL.
|Frankfort||14,047||County seat city in Franklin County, Kentucky, USA and Kentucky federated state capital city|
|West Frankfort||7,733||City in Illinois, USA|
|Christopher||2,686||City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States|
|Logan||1,875||Unincorporated community in Illinois|
|Sesser||1,837||City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States|
|Zeigler||1,671||City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States|
|Royalton||1,110||City in Minnesota|
|Ewing||825||City in Illinois, United States of America|
|Valier||630||Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America|
|West City||626||Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America|
|Thompsonville||519||Village in Franklin County, Illinois, United States|
|Buckner||435||Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America|
|Orient||338||City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States|
Distance to Other Cities
Benton distances to largest Illinois cities