Benton Polk County, Tennessee
Benton: County in Tennessee, United States
Benton is a city located in the county of Polk in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,385 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,247 inhabitants.
The city was created 185 years ago in 1835.
Benton is located at 35°10'27"N 84°39'13"W (35.1742400, -84.6535500). It has 7 neighbors: Decatur County, Carroll County, Henry County, Houston County, Humphreys County, Perry County and Stewart County.
Benton forecast: Rain showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%. more
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Benton Quick Facts
|Population :||1,247 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Tennessee (United States)|
|County :||Polk County|
|Different from :||Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County, Benton County|
|Area :||1130 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||9.6%|
|Land as percent of area :||90.4%|
|Named for :||David Benton|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1836 (185 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||Central Time Zone|
|Local time :||00:49:53 (16th October 2021)|
|Postal code :||37307|
|Density :||1 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-11.07% (2010-2020)|
|Weather :||68℉ Rain Showers Likely 7-days weather|
Benton has 7 neighbours.
- Decatur County county in Tennessee, United States
- Carroll County county in Tennessee, United States
- Henry County county in Tennessee, United States
- Houston County county in Tennessee, United States
- Humphreys County county in Tennessee, United States
- Perry County county in Tennessee, United States
- Stewart County county in Tennessee, United States
According to census records, the population of Benton decreased by 11.07% in 10 years.
People born in Benton (1)
United States Marine Neldon Theo French was born in Benton
Schools in Benton
College & universities near Benton, TN
|220613||Lee University||Cleveland (TN)||37311|
|219842||Pentecostal Theological Seminary||Cleveland (TN)||37320-3330|
|404718||Franklin Academy||Cleveland (TN)||37312-3862|
|219879||Cleveland State Community College||Cleveland (TN)||37312|
|219596||Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Athens||Athens (TN)||37371-0848|
Post offices near Benton
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Benton Post Office||Benton (TN)||37307|
|Post Office||Ocoee (TN)||37361|
|Delan Post Office||Delano (TN)||37325|
|Old For Post Office||Old Fort (TN)||37362|
|Calhoun Post Office||Calhoun (TN)||37309|
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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.
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- Benton , Ohio city in United States of America with a population of 1,608 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 Polk County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Polk County , TN.
|Ducktown||467||City in Tennessee, United States|
|Copperhill||316||City in Polk County, Tennessee, United States|
Distance to Other Cities
Benton distances to largest Tennessee cities