Benton County, Arkansas

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Benton County
Benton County Courthouse, July 2011
Benton County Courthouse, July 2011
Flag of Benton County
Flag
Official seal of Benton County
Seal
Map of Arkansas highlighting Benton County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°21′08″N 94°14′03″W / 36.352222222222°N 94.234166666667°W / 36.352222222222; -94.234166666667
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedSeptember 30, 1836
Named forThomas Hart Benton
SeatBentonville
Largest cityRogers
Area
 • Total884 sq mi (2,290 km2)
 • Land847 sq mi (2,190 km2)
 • Water37 sq mi (100 km2)  4.1%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
258,291
 • Density261/sq mi (101/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd
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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)