About Benton, IL From the Web…
“Benton, the county seat of Franklin County, took its name from the prominent senator from Missouri, Thomas Hart Benton. The village of Benton was organized in 1841 on twenty acres of property donated by John Ewing and Walter S. Akin. In 1902 the village became a city, and incorporated under the mayor/commissioner form of government.”
“Benton is a city in Franklin County, Illinois, United States. The population was 7,087 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Franklin County. The city is part of the Metro Lakeland area.”
We serve the following cities:
Benton, Herrin, Marion, Mount Vernon, Carbondale, Harrisburg, Centralia, Shiloh, Belleville, Swansea, Waterloo, and Fairview Heights, and Cape Girardeau and Jackson in Missouri, and Henderson and Paducah in Kentucky.
We serve the following counties:
Franklin, Jefferson, Hamilton, Saline, Williamson, Jackson, and Perry, and Cape Girardeau in Missouri, and Henderson and McCracken in Kentucky.