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Fun Facts About Benton County

Benton County is the ________ fastest growing county in the state which is a ____% increase.

Benton County is the 3rd fastest growing county in the state which is a 3.1% increase.

How many miles of paved roads are in the county?

There are 82.2 miles of paved roads in Benton County.

How many miles of gravel roads are in the county?

There are 929.5 miles of gravel roads in Benton County.

What was the first year of the Benton County Speedway?

1979 was the first year of the Benton County Speedway.

How much does the courthouse bell weight?

The Benton County courthouse bell weighs 1,500 pounds.

How many bridges are in the county?

There are 308 bridges in Benton County.

Mary Ingalls (sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder) at 16 years of age started schooling at the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School in ________.

Mary Ingalls (sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder) at 16 years of age started schooling at the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School in 1881.

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9:00 am Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
When you buy locally in Urbana, IA, directly from Urbana area markets and farms, you help support your local Urbana economy. In return, you will get the freshest, best-tasting food available and help reduce the[...]
Feb
10
Sat
9:00 am Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
When you buy locally in Urbana, IA, directly from Urbana area markets and farms, you help support your local Urbana economy. In return, you will get the freshest, best-tasting food available and help reduce the[...]
Mar
10
Sat
9:00 am Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
When you buy locally in Urbana, IA, directly from Urbana area markets and farms, you help support your local Urbana economy. In return, you will get the freshest, best-tasting food available and help reduce the[...]