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Benton County's Location in Minnesota

Established in 1849, Benton is one of the original nine Minnesota counties.

Area: 408 Square Miles
Congressional District: 6
US Census Population (2010): 38,451
County Seat: Foley
Largest City: Sauk Rapids

Benton County is part of the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Benton County Vision:

Benton County strives to deliver efficient and effective services that will improve the lives of our residents, doing so in a fiscally responsible way.

Benton County Mission:

  • Provide excellent service
  • Make Benton County a great place to live and work, a great place to call home
  • Help our business community prosper
  • Keep the cost of government down through innovation, collaboration and technology

  • March 15, 2016



07/20/2017 -


NOTICE is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by Benton County Auditor Treasurer, until 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 31st, 2017, for a premise-based countywide IP-Based Communications solution for Benton County. 



DMV Limited Services July 20-24

07/06/2017 -

Due to MN DMV Computer Updates Benton County License Center will have Limited Services July 20-24

Three Up the Hill Project Complete

07/05/2017 -

City, County and State officials and staff gathered today at Sauk Rapids City Hall for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of the 2nd Street North, or “Three Up the Hill” project in Sauk Rapids