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Benton, Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Township Benton
Elevation
830 ft (250 m)
ZIP code
46526 & 46528
FIPS code 18-04780
GNIS feature ID 430828

Benton is an unincorporated community in Benton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana.

History

Benton was platted in 1832. It was named in honor of politician Thomas Hart Benton.

The railroad was built through Benton in 1892. A post office was established at Benton in 1835, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1963.

Geography

Benton is located at 41°30′33″N 85°45′40″W / 41.50917°N 85.76111°W / 41.50917; -85.76111.ro:Fowler, Indiana

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