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Welcome to Lake Benton, Minnesota

Original Wind Power Capital of the MidWest

Historic Lake Benton has a colorful past and this history - combined with the beautiful natural surroundings - makes for a delightful setting in which to live and work...or to visit. The "valley" of Lake Benton and the surrounding hills, lake and prairie provide for the most scenic area anywhere in southwestern Minnesota. How the town originated and its many attributes are listed throughout this site.

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At Home In Lincoln County

Lake Benton’s population today is 703 and the city encompasses 2,300 acres, making Lake Benton geographically the largest of the five communities in Lincoln County.


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Lake Benton hosted a few events in 2022 which proved enjoyable for all who attended.  Here are the events to enjoy in 2023!!



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