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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


Minnesota Sheriff’s Association (MSA) Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2016.

08/23/2016 -

Today marks the commencement of the Minnesota Sheriff’s Association (MSA) Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2016. The MSA Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15- $600 scholarships for 2016. These scholarships exist because of the coordinated efforts of the 87 Sheriffs of the State of Minnesota.

CSAH3 "Up the Hill Project" Reconstruction Project Update 8-18-2016

08/18/2016 -

Please see attached document for updates on the project.

Summer Safety

06/19/2016 -

Summer is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities!  Summer safety, especially for young children and teens, is important in order to reduce the risk of injuries and have a safe enjoyable summer!