ABOUT OUR COUNTY

Benton County is steeped with rich history that includes:  being known as one of Indiana’s top agriculture communities, being known as the home of Dan Patch, Famous World Champion Harness Horse, and now being known as the home of Indiana’s First Wind Farm.

Our county is located in Northwest Indiana. The county is bordered on the south by Warren County; on the east by White and Tippecanoe Counties; on the north by Newton and Jasper Counties and on the West by Illinois.

Benton County Indiana

Land Area
406.2 Square Miles
Source: US Census Bureau

County Seat
Fowler
Source: US Census Bureau

 

Largest Towns with Populations
Ambia—239
Boswell—778
Earl Park—348
Fowler—2317
Otterbein—1262
Oxford—1162
Source: STATS Indiana

Throughout each year Benton County hosts several festivals and fairs to keep you busy…

Boswell Bash

There will be flea markets, wagon rides, pony rides, food vendors, cake walk, beer garden, music and games.