Benton, Arkansas

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Benton, Arkansas
City
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
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Saline
Area
 • Total 18.4 sq mi (47.8 km2)
 • Land 17.9 sq mi (46.5 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation 407 ft (124 m)
Population (2007)
 • Total 28,354
 • Density 1,190.5/sq mi (458.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-05290[1]
GNIS feature ID 0046394[2]

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

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