Downtown Benton

Address: 6239 Hwy 411 Benton, TN
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Explore this county seat, starting at the Polk County Courthouse, completed in 1937 to replace the 1897 building that was destroyed by fire. The original stone retaining wall remains. The building is an excellent example of “simplified Art Deco” architecture that was popular in the 1930s.


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