Benton County, Arkansas

county in Arkansas, United States

Benton County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2020 census, the population was 284,333,[1] making it the second-most populous county in Arkansas. The county seat is Bentonville.[2] It was founded on September 30, 1836.

Benton County
Benton County Courthouse
Downtown Bentonville
Beaver Lake
Downtown Rogers
Clockwise from top: Benton County Courthouse in Bentonville, Beaver Lake, downtown Rogers, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel in Bella Vista, and downtown Bentonville
Flag of Benton County
Official seal of Benton County
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
Largest cityRogers
 • Total884 sq mi (2,290 km2)
 • Land847 sq mi (2,190 km2)
 • Water37 sq mi (100 km2)  4.1%
 • Total284,333
 • Density320/sq mi (120/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Benton County, Arkansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 31 May 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.