Benton Polk County, Tennessee

Benton: County in Tennessee, United States

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Location of Benton on Tennessee map.

About

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.

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Geography

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.

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Weather

Benton forecast: Rain showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%. more

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
Capital : Camden
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.

  • Camden

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Benton decreased by 11.07% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,385 - census
2011 1,399 1% estimation process
2012 1,376 -1.67% estimation process
2013 1,364 -0.88% estimation process
2014 1,347 -1.26% estimation process
2015 1,334 -0.97% estimation process
2016 1,318 -1.21% estimation process
2017 1,291 -2.09% estimation process
2018 1,308 1.3% estimation process
2019 1,278 -2.35% estimation process
2020 1,247 -2.49% estimation process

Benton zip code is 37307. County name: Polk, County fips: 47139

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People born in Benton (1)

United States Marine Neldon Theo French was born in Benton

Schools in Benton

College & universities near Benton, TN

Code Name City ZIP
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

Other places with the same name (18)

Other cities in Polk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Polk County , TN.

City Name Population Title
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