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Benton, Indiana
historic Benton Methodist Church
historic Benton Methodist Church
Benton, Indiana is located in Indiana
Benton, Indiana
Benton, Indiana
Location in Indiana
Benton, Indiana is located in the United States
Benton, Indiana
Benton, Indiana
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Township Benton
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.


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.


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

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