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Benton County, Arkansas

Benton County Arkansas
US county information
NameBenton County
Largest cityRogers
US Area
Total Area880.24 sq mi (2279.8 km2)
Land Area845.99 sq mi (2191.1 km2)
Water Area34.25 sq mi (88.7 km2)
Population221339 (2010)
Density101/km2 (261.6/sq mi)
Founded30 September 1836

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Benton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the population was 153,406. The U.S. Census Bureau 2010 population is 221,339. The county seat is Bentonville. Benton County was formed on 30 September 1836 and was named after Thomas Hart Benton, a U.S. Senator from Missouri.

It is a dry county; alcohol sales are prohibited, except in establishments with a private club liquor license.

Benton County is part of the Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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