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Benton City

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Benton City is a city in Benton County, Washington, United States. The population was 3,038 at the 2010 census. The city shares a school district with the adjacent unincorporated community of Kiona.HistoryPre-incorporationBenton City was originally platted by the Oregon Washington Railroad and Navigation Company in 1909 at the junction of the Walla Walla and Yakima lines. It took its name from Benton S. Groscup (and not the county's namesake), who was influential in the separation of Benton County from Yakima County. Freight and passenger depots were built by the railroad in 1910.Post-incorporationThe town was officially incorporated July 2, 1945. Irrigation water was brought to the area via the Sunnyside Canal in 1947, allowing the area to grow considerably.In 2002, the Benton City – Kiona Bridge over the Yakima River at Benton City was added to the National Register of Historic Places.Annual events Annual Winterfest Benton City DazeGeographyBenton City is located near the center of Benton County at . It is situated on the inside of a bend on the north side of the Yakima River. The unincorporated community of Kiona is along the southern border of the city.Interstate 82 and U.S. Route 12 pass through Benton City south of the Yakima River, with access from Exit 96. It is east to downtown Kennewick on the Columbia River and northwest to Yakima.
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