There are 5 US Post Offices in Benton County serving a total of 9,260 residents equating to 1,852 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 14,780 packages are handled across the 5 county post offices annually. Benton County is located in the northwest part of the U.S. state of Indiana, along the border with Illinois. As of 2010, the county's population was 8,854. It contains six incorporated towns as well as several small unincorporated settlements; it is also divided into 11 townships which provide local services. The county seat is Fowler. Benton County is part of the Lafayette, Indiana, Metropolitan Statistical Area."