Benton, Arkansas

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Benton, Arkansas
Location in Saline County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Saline County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 34°34′15″N 92°34′37″W / 34.57083°N 92.57694°W / 34.57083; -92.57694Coordinates: 34°34′15″N 92°34′37″W / 34.57083°N 92.57694°W / 34.57083; -92.57694
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountySaline
Area
 • Total18.4 sq mi (47.8 km2)
 • Land17.9 sq mi (46.5 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation
407 ft (124 m)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total28,354
 • Density1,190.5/sq mi (458.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)501
FIPS code05-05290[1]
GNIS feature ID0046394[2]

Benton is a city in and the county seat of Saline County, Arkansas in the United States. As of 2006, 27,717 people were living in Benton.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.