Benton, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Benton: Borough in northern Columbia County, Pennsylvania


Benton is a city located in the county of Lancaster in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 824 and a population density of 1,351 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 805 inhabitants.

The city was created 229 years ago in 1792.

Quick Facts about Benton

Population : 805 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Lancaster County
Postal code : 17814
Area : 0.61 km2
Altitude : 2,510 feet / 765 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1793 (229 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:13:34 (7th December 2022)
Density : 1,320 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.36% (2010-2020)
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Benton is located at 39°46'35"N 76°15'4"W (39.7764900, -76.2510700).

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According to census records, the population of Benton decreased by 2.36% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 824 - census
2011 828 0.48% estimation process
2012 827 -0.12% estimation process
2013 830 0.36% estimation process
2014 835 0.6% estimation process
2015 837 0.24% estimation process
2016 829 -0.97% estimation process
2017 822 -0.85% estimation process
2018 816 -0.74% estimation process
2019 809 -0.87% estimation process
2020 805 -0.5% estimation process

Benton zip code is 17814. County name: Columbia, County fips: 42037

People born in Benton (1)

missionary Frank Laubach was born in Benton

Schools in Benton

College & universities near Benton, PA

Code Name City ZIP
418533 Lancaster County Career and Technology Center Willow Street (PA) 17584

Stations (31)

Amtrak & bus stations near Benton, PA

Code Name Address Type
ABE Aberdeen 18 East Bel Air Ave. RAIL
LNC Lancaster station 53 McGovern Avenue RAIL
PAR Parkesburg W. First and S. Culvert Streets RAIL
COT Coatesville Third Ave. and Fleetwood St. RAIL
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL

Post offices near Benton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Peach Bottom Post Office Peach Bottom (PA) 17563

Other places with the same name (18)

Other cities in Lancaster County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lancaster County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Hempfield 40,558 Unincorporated community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Lancaster 17,106 City in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
West Lampeter 15,983 Township of Pennsylvania
Ephrata 13,801 City of the state Washington, United States
Elizabethtown 11,494 Borough in northwestern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Columbia 10,295 Borough in western Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lititz 10,022 Borough in northern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Conewago 8,536 Unincorporated community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Millersville 8,289 City in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Mount Joy 8,071 Borough in northwestern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Willow Street 7,578 Census designated place
Clay 6,939 Census-designated place in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
East Earl 6,899 Township in northeastern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Leacock 5,783 Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Union 5,661 Township in southeastern Union County, Pennsylvania
New Holland 5,547 Borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States