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Benton County, Indiana

US county information
NameBenton County
Largest cityFowler
US Area
Total Area406.40 sq mi (1052.6 km2)
Land Area406.31 sq mi (1052.3 km2)
Water Area0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Population8854 (2010)
Density8.5/km2 (22/sq mi)
Named forSenator Thomas H. Benton
Congressional district1st
Time zoneEastern

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Benton County is located along in the northwest part of the U.S. state of Indiana, along the border with Illinois. As of 2010, the county's population was 8,854. It contains six incorporated towns as well as several small unincorporated settlements; it is also divided into 11 townships which provide local services. The county seat is Fowler.

Benton County is part of the Lafayette, Indiana, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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