Benton County, Mississippi Basics:

Benton County Mississippi - Government Site

Population: 8,713
Area: 407 square miles
County seat: Ashland
Area code(s) in use: 662
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 75.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
Median household income: $26,899
Persons in poverty: 27.4%
Home ownership rate: 81.3%
Mean travel time to work: 37.9 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Fayette (TN)  Hardeman (TN)  Marshall  Tippah  Union  

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Map of the Benton County area

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

Places in Benton County, Mississippi

  Airports     show all on map

John Farese Airpark

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Ashland Fire Department, Hickory Flat Volunteer Fire Department, North Benton Volunteer Fire Department, Snow Lake Volunteer Fire Department

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Little Channel

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Ashland Cemetery, Ashland Cemetery, Ayers Cemetery, Ayres-Ferrell Cemetery, Bagby Cemetery, Beck Cemetery, Beech Hill Cemetery, Beldorah Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bethlehem Cemetery, Black Jack Cemetery, Bluff Springs Cemetery, Bogard Cemetery, Bonner Cemetery, Brents Cemetery, Brewer Cemetery, Brewer Cemetery, Brooks Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Bryant Cemetery, Bryant Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Camp Hill Cemetery, Canaan Cemetery, Casey Cemetery, Casey Cemetery, Casey Ham Cemetery, Clayton Cemetery, Clayton Cemetery, Coleman Cemetery, Collins Cemetery, Curtis Creek Cemetery, Duncan Cemetery, Duncan Cemetery, Elliott Cemetery, Flat Rock Cemetery, Fleet Cemetery, Friendship Cemetery, Gorman Cemetery, Governor Matthews Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery, Hamer Cemetery, Hamilton Cemetery, Hardaway Cemetery, Hardaway Cemetery, Harmony Cemetery, Harwell Cemetery, Hephzibah Cemetery, Hickory Flat Cemetery, Hickory Hill Cemetery, Hill Cemetery, Hill Cemetery, Hines Cemetery, Hopewell Cemetery, Hopewell Cemetery, Hopkins Cemetery, Howard Cemetery, Hudspeth Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Jordan Cemetery, Jordan Cemetery, Leak Cemetery, Liberty Cemetery, Liming Cemetery, Littleton Cemetery, Lonoke Cemetery, Luna Cemetery, Macedonia Cemetery, Malone Mountain Cemetery, Maxwell Cemetery, McDonald Cemetery, McDonald Number 2 Cemetery, McKay Cemetery, McKee Cemetery, McKinzie Cemetery, Medlock Cemetery, Meechan-Nunally Cemetery, Mitchell Cemetery, Moore Cemetery, Moore Cemetery, Morgan Cemetery, Morran Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Mount Zion Cemetery, Mount Zion Cemetery, Mount Zion Cemetery, Myrtle Cemetery, New Hope Cemetery, New Prospect Cemetery, New Salem Cemetery, Oak Grove Cemetery, Old Culp Cemetery, Old Hardy Cemetery, Old Hickory Flat Cemetery, Old Lamar Cemetery, Old Salem Cemetery, Ormans Cemetery, Palestine Cemetery, Parriott Cemetery, Paupers Cemetery, Pine Cemetery, Pine Grove Cemetery, Pisgah Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Potts Cemetery, Redfern Cemetery, Roberson Cemetery, Robertson Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Rynehart Cemetery, Samuel Chapel Cemetery, Shawnee Cemetery, Shelby Creek Cemetery, Shiloh Cemetery, Simpson Cemetery, Smith Cemetery, Spencer Cemetery, Spring Hill Cemetery, Tate Cemetery, Thomilson Cemetery, Valley Grove Cemetery, Vaughn Cemetery, Walls Cemetery, Ward Cemetery, Wells Cemetery, Wesley Cemetery, Wicker Cemetery, Woodson Cemetery, Worship Cemetery, Wynn Cemetery, Wynn Cemetery, Zion Chapel Cemetery

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Ashland Baptist Church, Ashland Church of Christ, Ayers Chapel (historical), Bains Chapel, Beech Hill Church, Berry Chapel, Bethel Methodist Church, Black Jack Church, Blackwell Church, Bluff Springs Church, Booth Chapel, Central Church, Community Church, Country Church, Curtis Creek Church, Everett Church, Flat Rock Church, Friendship Church, Good Hope Church, Greenwood Church, Hamilton Church, Hardaway Church, Harris Chapel, Harris Chapel, Hebron Church, Hopewell Church, Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Latter Day Saints Church, Liberty Church, Little Hope Church (historical), Living Christ Church, Lonoke Church, Love of Christ Temple, Macedonia Church, Medlock Church, Mercy Temple, Mount Bethel Church, Mount Zion Church, New Hope Baptist Church, Old Shelby Church, Palestine Church, Perry Chapel, Pine Grove Baptist Church, Pisgah Church, Pleasant Hill Church, Rice Chapel, Royston Chapel, Samuels Chapel, Sandhill Baptist Church, Shady Grove Church, Sim Chapel, South Ashland Church, Union Hill Church, Wesley Chapel (historical), Zion Chapel

  Dams     show all on map

Baumann Lake Dam, Big Snow Lake Dam, Cannon Lake Dam, Dickey Lake Dam, Floyd Lake Dam, Grays Creek Watershed Structure Number 11 Dam, Grays Creek Watershed Structure Number 9 Dam, Gresham Lake Dam, Hell Creek Watershed LT-9b-4 Dam, Hobson Lake Dam, Hudspeth Lake Dam, LT 6-5 Dam, LT 7-10 Dam, LT 7-11 Dam, LT 7-2 Dam, LT 7-4 Dam, LT 7-5 Dam, LT 7-7 Dam, LT 7-8 Dam, LT 8-11 Dam, LT 8-17 Dam, LT 8-7 Dam, LT 8-8 Dam, LT 8-9 Dam, LT-5-8 Dam, LT-7-6 Dam, Massengill Lake Dam, May Lake Dam, Nichols Lake Dam, Oaklimeter Watershed LT 8-14 Dam, Oaklimeter Watershed LT 8-16 Dam, Oaklimeter Watershed LT 8-4, Oaklimeter Watershed LT 8-5 Dam, Oaklimeter Watershed LT 8-6 Dam, Oaklimeter Watershed LT-8-12 Dam, Oaklimeter Watershed LT-8-21 Dam, Oaklimeter Watershed LT-8-35 Dam, Parks Lake Dam, Paseur Lake Dam, Pippin Lake Dam, Thompson Lake Dam, Thompson Lake Dam, Tippah River Watershed LT 7-17 Dam, Tippah River Watershed LT 7-18 Dam, Tippah River Watershed LT 7-3 Dam, Tippah River Watershed LT 7-9 Dam, Tippah River Watershed LT-7-12 Dam, Tippah River Watershed LT-7-21 Dam, United States Forest Service Lake Dam, United States Forest Service Lake Dam, Upper Tippah Watershed LT-6-1 Dam, Upper Tippah Watershed LT-6-2 Dam, Upper Tippah Watershed LT-6-4 Dam

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Bakers Pond, Duck Pond, Hardaway Pond, Reaves Pond, Snow Lake

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Austerlitz (historical), Benton County Fairground, Floyd (historical), Lonoke (historical), Maxey (historical), Maxwell (historical), Mount Vista (historical), New Barden (historical), Oak Forest (historical), Oaklimetal (historical), Pleasant Ridge (historical), Salem (historical), Shawnee (historical), Snow Creek (historical), Spight (historical), Tacaleechi (historical), Tippah (historical), Todd (historical), Union Hill (historical), Yellow Rabbit (historical)

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Ashland, Bethel, Black Jack, Brody, Canaan, Hamilton, Hickory Flat, Hopewell, Lamar, Michigan City, New Canaan, Pine Grove, Snow Lake Shores, Spring Hill, Winborn

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Hopewell Post Office (historical), Reids Switch Post Office (historical), Shawnee Post Office (historical), Spight Post Office (historical), Tacaleeche Post Office (historical), Yellow Rabbit Post Office (historical)

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Autry Lake, Baugham Lake, Bluff Springs Lake, Brady Lake, Brents Lake, Buck Rucker Lake, Chilli Lake, Cox Lake, Curtis Lake, Duncan Lake, Fox Hunters Lake, Hensley Pond, Little Snow Lake, LT 7-10 Lake, LT 7-11 Pleasant Hill Lake, LT 7-4 Reservoir, LT 8-17 Lake, LT 8-9 Lake, LT-5-8 Lake, LT-6-3 Lake, LT-7-6 Lake, McGaughy Lake, Mount Olive Lake, North Chilli Lake, Parks Lake, Pleasant Hill Lake, Renick Lake, Shelby Lake, Snow Lake, South Chilli Lake, Todd Lake, Upper Pechahallee Lake, Wagner Lake, Walnut Lake, Wood Duck Lake, Yellow Rabbit Lake

  Schools     show all on map

Ashland Academy (historical), Ashland Elementary School, Ashland High School, Ashland Middle School, Drivers School, Gray Academy, Greenwood School (historical), Hammer School, Hardaway School, Hebron School (historical), Hickory Flat School, Hines School, Holloway School, Michigan City School (historical), New Hope School, New Salem School, Old Salem School, Palestine School, Palestine School (historical), Sand Hill School (historical), Winston School

  Streams     show all on map

Armour Branch, Autry Branch, Barlow Branch, Baugham Branch, Big Snow Creek, Blind Tiger Creek, Box Creek, Brady Branch, Butler Branch, Campbell Creek, Caney Creek, Cathey Branch, Chilli Creek, Chubby Creek, Cox Branch, Curtis Creek, Cypress Branch, Daniel Branch, Duncan Branch, Godwin Creek, Goose Creek, Grays Creek, Grogg Creek, Hood Branch, Indian Creek, Indian Creek, J Autry Branch, Little Snow Creek, Mill Branch, Miller Branch, Mount Olive Creek, North Fork Chilli Creek, Oaklimeter Creek, Pechahalee Creek, Renick Creek, Rhoden Creek, Rocky Branch, Shelby Creek, Snow Creek, Sourwood Creek, South Fork Chilli Creek, Stillhouse Branch, Thompson Branch, Todd Branch, Tubby Creek, Turkey Creek, Wagner Creek, Wesley Branch, Yellow Rabbit Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Burge Hill, Clemmer Hill, Hamer Hill, Harper Hill, Heipsy Hills, Hunters Hill, Minter Hill, Renick Hill, Rogers Hill, Suttles Rocks

  Towers     show all on map

Aldarge Lookout Tower, Benton Lookout Tower, Crawford Lookout Tower

  Valleys     show all on map

Jobe Hollow, Richmond Hollow, Robinson Bottom,

Benton County, Mississippi Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteBenton County White population 5,3415,341  
BlackBenton County Black population 3,2503,249
MixedBenton County Mixed population 7878
American IndianBenton County American Indian population 2626
AsianBenton County Asian population 98
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderBenton County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
State population table
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