Benton Marshall County, Kentucky

Benton: City in Kentucky

Benton locator map
Location of Benton on Kentucky map.


Benton is a city located in the county of Marshall in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,349 and a population density of 390 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,467 inhabitants.

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Riley and Wolfe Grocery Morgan%27s Shoe Store and other businesses - NARA - 280607
Riley and Wolfe Grocery  Morgan%27s Shoe Store and other businesses - NARA - 280607 image


Benton is located at 36°51'26"N 88°21'1"W (36.8572800, -88.3503100).

Benton map


Benton forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly sunny. High near 80, with temperatures falling to around 75 in the afternoon. West southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. more

Benton Quick Facts

Population : 4,467 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Marshall County
Postal code : 42025
Area : 11.17 km2
Altitude : 427 feet / 130 meters
Capital city : Benton is capital of Marshall County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 17:55:58 (15th October 2021)
Density : 400 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.64% (2010-2020)
Weather : 80℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


The population of Benton increased by 2.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,349 - census
2011 4,526 3.91% estimation process
2012 4,512 -0.31% estimation process
2013 4,486 -0.58% estimation process
2014 4,435 -1.15% estimation process
2015 4,446 0.25% estimation process
2016 4,504 1.29% estimation process
2017 4,504 0% estimation process
2018 4,484 -0.45% estimation process
2019 4,463 -0.47% estimation process
2020 4,467 0.09% estimation process

Benton zip code is 42025. County name: Marshall, County fips: 21157

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People born in Benton (7)

People born in Benton, including volleyball player Rich Duwelius, basketball player Joe Holland, actor Dick Sutherland, you can see a list of people who born in Benton.

  • Ed Holley (American baseball player) he was born in 23/07/1899
  • Joe Dan Gold (basketball player and coach) he was born in 07/07/1942
  • Tom Vaughn (American pianist and priest) he was born in 13/10/1936
  • Emma Jean Hawes (American contract bridge player) she was born in 05/07/1912

Schools in Benton

College & universities near Benton, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157401 Murray State University Murray (KY) 42071-3318

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Benton, KY

Code Name Address Type
PAD Paducah, KY 2719 Irvin Cobb Avenue BUS
FTN Fulton 21 Newton Rd. RAIL
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS
CRK Clarksville, TN 11 Jefferson Street \r\n BUS
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS

Post offices near Benton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Benton Post Office Benton (KY) 42025

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  • Benton , New York town in New York, United States with a population of 2,727 people.
  • Benton , Maine town in Maine, United States with a population of 2,720 people.
  • Benton , Louisiana suburb town of Shreveport, located in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States of America with a population of 2,092 people.
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  • Benton , Tennessee county in Tennessee, United States with a population of 1,247 people.
  • Benton , Missouri city in Missouri with a population of 880 people.
  • Benton , Kansas city in Kansas with a population of 865 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 , Indiana unincorporated community in Elkhart County, Indiana with a population of 445 people.
  • Benton , New Hampshire city in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States of America with a population of 378 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 Marshall County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Marshall County , KY.

City Name Population Title
Calvert City 2,505 City in Marshall County, Kentucky
Hardin 607 Human settlement in Marshall County, Kentucky, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Benton distances to largest Kentucky cities