The city of Benavides is located in the county of Duval. Benavides has a total area of about 4.8 sq. km. and is situated 370 ft. above the sea level. The local administration provides a climate conducive for the growth and development of the industries related to finance, retail and hospitality. The city is a home to a large number of banks, insurance offices, insurance agents, hotels, motels, bars, tourist information sector etc. Apart from it, the local farmers' market also contributes positively in the growth and development of the local economy. Businesses generated through fruit and vegetable stores, barbeque restaurants, wine shops and beer taverns serve in the economic development of the city. Services offered in hair salons and barber shops, hair removal and replacement clinics and gift shops helps the residents of the city to earn their livelihood.