Benton, Maine, in Kennebec county, is 72 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center) and 171 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts. Benton is in Kennebec County along the I-95 corridor between Bangor and Augusta. Benton offers the pleasant feeling of small town closeness combined with easy access to all the benefits of the total mid-Maine community.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 29.1 square miles (75.3 km2), of which, 28.4 square miles (73.6 km2) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.7 km2) of it (2.20%) is water.
Benton Area Code is 207