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 offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.
The Annual K9 Golf Tournament Benefit will take place on Sunday, August 30th at the Wapicada Golf Club in Sauk Rapids.
Benton County is no longer accepting bids for a building along CSAH 3 (2nd Street North) in Sauk Rapids. Refer to this document for a list of top bids: Bidder Sheet
The Benton County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a number of Committee of the Whole Meetings. Click this link for the complete list of places and dates:
MNDOT project on Highway 10 in Sauk Rapids is underway