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.
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
Sealed bid proposals will be received until 10:00 AM on Friday, March 31, 2017, at the Benton County
Public Works Building, PO Box 247, 7752 Hwy 25 NE Foley, MN 56329 by Karri Thorsten, County
Auditor/Treasurer of Benton County, for the Bituminous Milling and Bituminous Surfacing of CSAH 1.
Public Feedback and Participation Invited for Benton County 2017 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update.
Benton County Board recognizes Rick and Marlene Schlichting for being named 2016 State Conservationists of the year. This is the first time the statewide award has gone to a Benton County farmer.
Benton County announces new financing tool for energy efficiency & renewable energy improvements.
Spring Road Weight Restrictions will go into effect on Benton County Highways on Tuesday, February 21 at 12:01 a.m. (Midnight). These restrictions, which protect our roadways, will remain in effect until further notice.
Please see the attached map for more information.
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