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.
Benton County offers e-mail notifications for specific topics found on our website. If you subscribe to an E-Notice topic, you will receive an e-mail notification whenever that topic is updated on the website.
Because Benton County is concerned with the amount of SPAM reaching our citizens, we have implemented a "double opt-in" subscription method. To subscribe:
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- You will receive e-Notices whenever that topic is updated on the website. Please note that some topics are updated more frequently than others.
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