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.
2012 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
Free collection of household (no business/commercial) hazardous waste for all county residents will take place at the Benton County Highway Department (7725 Hwy 25 N, Foley, MN) on September 15th from 9am to 1pm. View the attached flyer or call the Benton County Department of Development at 320-968-5065 for more details on what is accepted.
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