Benton County, Arkansas

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Benton County, Arkansas
Benton County Courthouse, Bentonville, Arkansas.jpg
Benton County Courthouse, July 2011
Flag of Benton County, Arkansas
Flag
Seal of Benton County, Arkansas
Seal
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedSeptember 30, 1836
Named forThomas Hart Benton
SeatBentonville
Largest cityRogers
Area
 • Total884 sq mi (2,290 km2)
 • Land847 sq mi (2,194 km2)
 • Water37 sq mi (96 km2), 4.1%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)258,291
 • Density261/sq mi (101/km2)
Congressional district3rd
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.bentoncountyar.gov

Benton County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 221,339,[1] making it the second-most populous county in Arkansas. The county seat is Bentonville.[2] It was founded on September 30, 1836.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 31 May 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.