Municipal Technical Advisory Service - City Information

City of Benton (Polk County)

6496 HWY 411 North
P. O. Box 687
Benton, TN 37307-1010
Phone: (423) 338-5733
Fax: (423) 338-0544
City Email Address:

Governing Body
Meets: 1st Monday
Time: 6:00 PM
Place: Benton Municipal Building
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Charter for City of Benton
Municipal Data
Municipal Court: Yes
2017 Population (Certified by TNECD): 1,385
Election Date: 11/12/2020
Grand Division: East
# of Employees: 16
2010 Population: 1,385
Square Miles: 2.3
Time Zone: Eastern
MTAS Management Consultant
Honna Rogers
City: Water, Garbage, Sewer
Other: Electric
City Data
County Seat: Yes
Charter Form: Private Acts 1988, ch. 204, p. 143
Year of Incorporation: 1915
Incorporation Act: Private Acts 1915, ch. 331, p. 1161
Previous Citations: Private Acts 1951, ch. 417, p. 1182
City Officials

Mayor - Jerry T. Stephens
Commissioner - Joe Jenkins
Commissioner - Garry McDonald
City Attorney - Eric Brooks
City Court Clerk - Sanna German
City Judge - David Calfee
City Recorder - Debbie Swigert
Police Chief - William King
Wastewater Manager - Joe Jenkins
Water Manager - Joe Jenkins

MTAS: Promoting better city government through direct assistance to city officials and their associations