Benton Township, Fulton County, Arkansas

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Benton Township
Benton Township is located in Arkansas
Benton Township
Benton Township
Location in Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°22′21″N 91°50′55″W / 36.372416°N 91.848591°W / 36.372416; -91.848591Coordinates: 36°22′21″N 91°50′55″W / 36.372416°N 91.848591°W / 36.372416; -91.848591[1]
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyFulton
Area
 • Total59.552 sq mi (154.24 km2)
 • Land59.493 sq mi (154.09 km2)
 • Water0.059 sq mi (0.15 km2)
Elevation781 ft (238 m)
Population
 • Total2,564
 • Density43/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code[2][3]05-90243
GNIS ID[2][3]66573

Benton Township is a township in Fulton County, Arkansas, United States.[4] Its total population was 2,564 as of the 2010 United States Census,[1][5] an increase of 3.26 percent from 2,483 at the 2000 census.[6][7]

Townships in Fulton County as of 2010

According to the 2010 Census, Benton Township is located at 36°22′21″N 91°50′55″W / 36.372416°N 91.848591°W / 36.372416; -91.848591 (36.372416, -91.848591).[1] It has a total area of 59.552 square miles (154.24 square kilometers), of which 59.493 sq mi (154.09 km2) is land and 0.059 sq mi (0.15 km2) is water (0.10%).[1] As per the USGS National Elevation Dataset, the elevation is 781 feet (238 m).[2]

The city of Salem is located within the township.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "County Subdivisions (2010): Arkansas". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original (TXT) on May 31, 2014. Retrieved May 31, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d "Feature ID 66573: Township of Benton (Fulton County, Arkansas)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 31, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "FIPS55 Data: Arkansas". FIPS55 Data. United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. Archived from the original (TXT) on June 18, 2006. Retrieved May 31, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Summary Population and Housing Characteristics, CPH-1-5, Arkansas" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. United States Census Bureau. September 2012. Retrieved May 31, 2014.
  5. ^ "2010 Demographic Profile (DP-1): Benton township, Fulton County, Arkansas". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 31, 2014.
  6. ^ "2000 Demographic Profile (DP-1): Benton township, Fulton County, Arkansas". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 31, 2014.
  7. ^ "County Subdivisions (2000)". 2000 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original (Zipped TXT) on May 31, 2014. Retrieved May 31, 2014.

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