The City of Benson, county seat for Swift County, is located in West-Central Minnesota with a population of 3,390. Benson is approximately 130 miles west of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area, 30 miles west of Willmar and 22 miles east of Morris. Highways 12, 29 and 9 all travel through Benson. Residents and visitors enjoy the quality of life a small town provides with modern technology available at their fingertips. Benson offers one of the finest 18-hole golf courses in Western Minnesota, unlimited hunting and outdoor recreation, and unique shopping opportunities. It is a great place to live, work and raise a family.





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