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.
Want more walking & bicycling in your community?
Join us for an open house to discuss the Regional Active Transportation Plan for Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, and Wright Counties on Tuesday, October 6th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Sherburne History Center, 19775 27th Ave. Southeast, Becker, MN. 55308
Sheriff Troy Heck announced today the commencement of the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2015. Sheriff Heck proudly announced that the Minnesota Sheriff’s Association (MSA) Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15- $600 scholarships for this year. These scholarships are due to the coordinated efforts of the 87 Sheriffs of the State of Minnesota.