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Benjestown is an unincorporated community in Shelby County, in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

History

An old variant name is Benjes. A post office was established as Benjes in 1880, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1900. Benjestown was likely named for William Benjes, a German American industrialist.

Coordinates: 35°15′06″N 90°03′19″W / 35.25167°N 90.05528°W / 35.25167; -90.05528


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