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Lake Benton is a city in Lincoln County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 683 at the 2010 census.Lake Benton is also the name of the approximately seven-mile-long (11 km) lake adjacent to the city of Lake Benton. The town is on the Buffalo Ridge, and is the site for the radio tower of KKCK-FM in Marshall.The area is the site of Exelon Wind's Norgaard Wind Project.HistoryA post office called Lake Benton has been in operation since 1873. Lake Benton was platted in 1879. The city took its name from nearby Lake Benton. The county seat was located at Lake Benton from 1882 until 1902.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.62sqmi, of which 3.78sqmi is land and 0.84sqmi is water.U.S. Highways 14 and 75 are two of the main routes in the community.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 683 people, 338 households, and 177 families residing in the city. The population density was 180.7PD/sqmi. There were 383 housing units at an average density of 101.3/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 98.7% White, 0.1% African American, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.
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