Benton County, Iowa Basics:

Benton County Iowa - Government Site

Population: 25,849
Area: 716 square miles
County seat: Vinton
Area code(s) in use: 319
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 92.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
Median household income: $57,488
Persons in poverty: 7.8%
Home ownership rate: 81.1%
Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Black Hawk  Buchanan  Iowa  Johnson  Linn  Poweshiek  Tama  

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Our detail map of Benton County shows the Benton County, Iowa boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Benton County, Iowa

  Airports     show all on map

Belle Plaine Municipal Airport, Vinton Veterans Memorial Airpark, Virginia Gay Hospital Heliport

  Bends     show all on map

Barnets Cutoff

  Bridges     show all on map

Mount Auburn Bridge, Shellsburg Bridge

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Atkins City Hall, Atkins Fire and First Responders, Atkins Library, Atkins Memorial Union Hall, Belle Plaine Area Ambulance Service, Belle Plaine City Hall, Belle Plaine Community Library, Belle Plaine Fire Station, Belle Plaine Police Department, Benton County Courthouse, Benton County Home, Benton County Jail, Benton County Sheriff Office, Big Grove Townhall, Blairstown Ambulance Service, Blairstown City Hall, Blairstown Fire Station, Blairstown Public Library, Bruce Townhall, Canton - Benton - Shellsburg Fire Administration, Cedar - Mount Auburn 1st Responders, East Gate Mall, Eden Townhall, Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department - Walford Community Center, Garrison City Hall, Garrison Fire Department, Garrison First Response, Garrison Library, Harrison Townhall, Homer Townhall, Horridge House, Keystone City Hall, Keystone First Responders, Keystone Volunteer Fire Department, Luzerne Fire Department, Mount Auburn City Hall, Newhall City Hall, Newhall Fire Department, Newhall Public Library, North Benton Ambulance, Norway City Hall, Norway Fire and Rescue, Norway Public Library, Ray House, Schroeder Library, Shellsburg Public Library, Urbana Area Ambulance, Urbana Fire Department, Urbana Police Department, Urbana Town Hall, Van Horne City Hall, Van Horne Fire Department, Van Horne First Responders, Van Horne Library, Vinton Fire Department, Vinton Police Department, Vinton Public Library, Vinton Railroad Depot and Museum, Walford City Hall

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Beal Cemetery, Bear Creek Cemetery, Bellar Cemetery, Bender Cemetery, Bishop Grove Cemetery, Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Carlisle Grove Cemetery, Cox Cemetery, Engledow Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, First Eden Cemetery, Fix Cemetery, Garrison Cemetery, Gnagy Cemetery, Greenwall Cemetery, Holy Cross Cemetery, Houghton Cemetery, Indian Cemetery, International Cemetery, Irving Cemetery, Keystone Cemetery, Kisling Cemetery, LaRue Cemetery, Lutheran Cemetery, Maplewood Cemetery, McBroom Cemetery, Mound Cemetery, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Norway Cemetery, Oakwood Cemetery, Old International Cemetery, Parkers Grove Cemetery, Pettit Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Plum Grove Cemetery, Prairie Lutheran Cemetery, Pratt Creek Cemetery, Raetz Cemetery, Ramthun Cemetery, Redman Cemetery, Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery, Saint Joseph Cemetery, Saint Marys Cemetery, Saint Marys Cemetery, Saint Michaels Cemetery, Saint Patricks Cemetery, Saint Stephens Cemetery, Salem Cemetery, Shellsburg Cemetery, Spencers Grove Cemetery, Stringtown Cemetery (historical), Twogood Cemetery, United Brethren Cemetery, Urbana Cemetery, Urmy Cemetery, Van Metre Cemetery, Wright Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Watkins Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Assembly of God Church, Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Calvary United Methodist Church, Central Presbyterian Church, Christian Church, Christian Fellowship Church, Clover Ridge United Methodist Church, Faith Baptist Church, Faith Independent Baptist Church, Fellowship Brethren Church, First Baptist Church, First Christian Church, First Congregational Church, First Presbyterian Church, Garrison United Methodist Church, Grace Lutheran Church, Harvest Foursquare Church, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Immaculate Conception Church, Kingdom Hall, Methodist Church, Oak Grove Church, Parkers Grove Church, Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church, Prairie Creek Church, Pratt Creek Church, Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian Church, Saint Andrew's Lutheran Church, Saint John Lutheran Church, Saint John's Catholic Church, Saint John's Lutheran Church, Saint Mark's Lutheran Church, Saint Martin Church, Saint Marys Church, Saint Michael Church, Saint Michael's Catholic Church, Saint Paul's Catholic Church, Saint Paul's Lutheran Church, Saint Stephens Lutheran Church, Salem United Methodist Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church of Christ, Urbana Catholic Church, Wesley United Methodist Church, Zion Lutheran Church

  Cliffs     show all on map

East Bluff, Wildcat Bluff

  Dams     show all on map

Hannen Lake Dam, Hickory Hills Recreation Dam

  Hospitals     show all on map

Belle Plaine Care Center, Gay Hospital, Keystone Family Practice Center, Keystone Nurse Care Center, Saint Luke's Physicians Clinic, Van Horne Family Medical Center, Vinton Family Practice Center, Vinton Family Practice Center, Vinton Lutheran Home, Virginia Gay Hospital Home

  Islands     show all on map

Barnets Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Ice House Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Atkins (historical), Belle Plaine, Belle Plaine Country Club, Benton, Benton Centre, Benton County Fairgrounds, Benton County Speedway, Blairstown, Buckeye, Garrison (historical), Gomersal, Keystone (historical), Luzerne, Mount Auburn, Newhall (historical), Norway, Robin, Shellsburg, Shellsburg Elevator, Shellsburg Elevator, Shellsburg Elevator, Tara Hills Country Club, Taylors Grove, Van Horne (historical), Vinton, Vinton Country Club, Walford, Watkins, Watkins Elevator

  Mines     show all on map

Garrison Quarry, Vinton Quarry

  Parks     show all on map

Anderson Park, Atkins Roundhouse Area, Benton City Fry Recreation Area, Big Grove Wildlife Area, Dudgeon Lake State Wildlife Mgt Area, Eden Township Wildlife Area, Hannen Park, Hoefle Dulin Recreation Area, Jackson Township Wildlife Area, Milroy Access Area, Minne Estema Park, Mount Auburn Bridge Park, Old Jumbo Well Historical Marker, Polk Township Wildlife Area, Red Fox Wildlife Area, Riverside Park, Tuttle Wildlife Area, Warren H Pangborn Wildlife Area, Wildcat Bluff Recreation Area, Williams Park, Winegar Lake - Tobin Area

  Populated Places     show all on map

Atkins, Belle Plaine, Benton City (historical), Benton Station (historical), Blairstown, Cheney, Country Aire Home Park, Eden, Garrison, Geneva, Irving, Keystone, Luzerne, Manatheka (historical), Mount Auburn, Newhall, Norway, Rogersville, Shellsburg, Spencers Grove, Urbana, Van Horne, Vinton, Walford, Watkins

  Post Offices     show all on map

Atkins Post Office, Belle Plaine Post Office, Benton Centre Post Office (historical), Benton City Post Office (historical), Blairstown Post Office, Burke Post Office (historical), Daggett Post Office (historical), Garrison Post Office, Gillespie Post Office (historical), Gomersal Post Office (historical), Keystone Post Office, Lelia Post Office (historical), Likins Post Office (historical), Linwood Post Office (historical), Luzerne Post Office (historical), Mouunt Auburn Post Office, Newhall Post Office, Norway Post Office, Paul Post Office (historical), Pickaway Post Office (historical), Robin Post Office (historical), Rogerville Post Office (historical), Shellsburg Post Office, Spencers Grove Post Office (historical), Summers Post Office (historical), Taylor's Grove Post Office (historical), Unity Post Office (historical), Urbana Post Office, Van Horne Post Office, Vinton Post Office, Walford Post Office, Watkins Post Office, Williams Post Office (historical), Woods Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Hannen Lake

  Schools     show all on map

Atkins Elementary School, Belle Plaine High School, Benton Community High School, Benton Community Middle School, Blairstown Schools, Center Point - Urbana Intermediate School, Central Elementary School, Central Lutheran School, Central Lutheran School, East School, Iowa Braille School, Keystone Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, Lincoln School, Longfellow Elementary School, Norway Elementary School, Shellsburg Elementary School, Tilford Elementary School, Van Horne Elementary School, Vinton - Shellsburg High School, Vinton - Shellsburg Middle School, West School

  Streams     show all on map

Bear Creek, Bear Creek, Buffalo Creek, Goose Run, Hinkle Creek, Lime Creek, Little Bear Creek, Lone Tree Creek, Mud Creek, Mud Creek, Mud Creek, Opossum Creek, Prairie Creek, Pratt Creek, Rock Creek, Spring Creek, Spring Creek, Weasel Creek, West Branch Blue Creek, Wildcat Creek, Willow Brook

  Towers     show all on map

KGAN-TV (Cedar Rapids),

Benton County, Iowa Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteBenton County White population 25,35825,357  
MixedBenton County Mixed population 233232
BlackBenton County Black population 103103
AsianBenton County Asian population 7877
American IndianBenton County American Indian population 5251
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderBenton County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

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