Benton is a small city located in the Scott County of Missouri, USA. It occupies a total area of about 1.2 sq. kms. and is located at an elevated height of about 437 ft. above the ground level. Benton also serves as the County seat of Scott. A major part of the local population is white in their racial origin, and they are engaed with different types of service oriented economic activities in and around the region. There is a local Post Office in town and it employs a few of the locals.