The city of Benton, Illinois has a population of 6880 and ranked #256 by population in the state. Benton has 3270 households and a total area of 5.35 sq. miles w/ a population density of 1286 people per sq. mile and approx. 2.1 people per household. Data according to 2000 census.



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New Utility Vehicle Helps Benton County Patrol at Events - KULR-TV - BENTON COUNTY, WA- A new utility vehicle allows Benton County deputies to better patrol at events and do searches. The utility vehicle is similar to an ATV, but this special vehicle was used for the first time at River of Fire in Columbia Park in ... - Sun, 05 Jul 2015

Ackley, Benton win Brevard Firecracker 10K - Asheville Citizen-Times - Andrew Ackley, 30, of Pasadena, Maryland, was the overall winner of the Brevard Rotary Club's Firecracker 10K race today, July 4, at Brevard College. Ackley finished the 6.2-mile race in 37 minutes, 36 seconds. In second place was Mark Harousseau, 24, ... - Sat, 04 Jul 2015

Benton Harbor boy loses hand in fireworks explosion - WNDU-TV - Benton Harbor, Mich. Police say a Benton Harbor boy lost his left hand while playing with a "homemade firework device" Tuesday afternoon. Officers with the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety responded to the scene in the 600 block of Pavone St.Child loses hand in Benton Harbor fireworks accident - Fox17Boy badly injures hand in fireworks mishap in Benton Harbor - WWMT-TVChild's hand blown off during fireworks accident in Benton Harbo - Fox 28 ... - Fox 28 - Wed, 01 Jul 2015

Sherry Kelley Media specialist retires after 44 years with Benton School District - Arkansas Online - She turned 65 in December 2014 and retired this month after 44 years with the Benton School District. She said she started teaching first grade at Howard Perrin Elementary School in 1971. She became the librarian, now known as “the media specialist ... - Sun, 05 Jul 2015

Police: 16 Benton burglary cases solved with 1 arrest - THV 11 - Anyone with information about these crimes is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. Individuals also may send us an anonymous crime tip about these incidents to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD ...Benton man arrested in connection with 16 burglary cases - KATVBenton man charged in 16 burglaries - Arkansas Online - Fri, 03 Jul 2015

Philip Benton, former Ford president, dies at 86 - Automotive News - Philip Benton Jr., former president of Ford Motor Co., died at his home in Massachusetts on June 14. He was 86. Benton started at Ford as a cost analyst in 1953. As part of a 1987 restructuring, he became an executive vice president of the company and ... - Mon, 29 Jun 2015

Benton Harbor breaks ground on 9/11 memorial - Detroit Free Press - BENTON HARBOR – A public space is being created in southwest Michigan to honor first responders involved in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks as well as local rescuers. A groundbreaking by Project Resiliency was held Wednesday on 9-11 Resiliency ...Public space to honor first responders in Sept. 11 attacks - The Elkhart Truth - Fri, 03 Jul 2015

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