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town of Benton

Welcome to the town of Benton

Benton is located in northwestern Lowndes County in south-central Alabama. The town incorporated in 1834. Benton's northeastern border tracks a section of the Alabama River, which serves as a venue for watersports such as boating, fishing, and swimming. The town is also located on the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail about six miles west of the trail's Lowndes Interpretive Center on Highway 80.