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.
Get rid of your household waste for little or no charge at the County drop-off site to help with your summer clean-up activities
04/10/2015 - The Benton Beach Campground, located on the south side of County Road 2, will be open for the 2015 season on Friday, May 8th.
MNDOT project on Highway 10 in Sauk Rapids is underway