Benton Development Group | 319-472-5545 info@bdgia.com

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.

Upcoming Events

Sep
9
Sat
9:00 am Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Sep 9 @ 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[...]
Oct
14
Sat
9:00 am Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Oct 14 @ 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[...]
Nov
11
Sat
9:00 am Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Nov 11 @ 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[...]