Benson, Minnesota is a friendly community of 3,300 located on the scenic banks of the Chippewa River. Benson is one of the most progressive manufacturing cities of its size in all of Minnesota. Residents and visitors enjoy the quality of life a small town provides with modern technology available at their fingertips.

Benson offers one of the finest 18-hole golf courses in Western Minnesota and a beautiful outdoor swimming pool, You will find unlimited hunting and outdoor recreation, and unique shopping opportunities in Benson and the surrounding communities. An outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, the Benson area has some of the state’s best fishing lakes nearby, including Lake Minnewaska, known for its abundant supply of walleye. Nearby Lac Qui Parle Wildlife Management Area is one of Minnesota’s premiere Canadian goose staging areas. Charlie’s Hunting Club offers over 6,000 acres of private hunting land with some of the best upland game habitat in the Midwest including pheasant, Hungarian partridge, rabbit, squirrel, and white tailed deer.

Benson area residents place a high priority on quality education. Benson Public Schools provide K-12 education to residents in School District 777, which encompasses about 400 square miles and serves approximately 1,000 students.

Benson is an ideal destination for a family vacation, a good place to start or expand a business and raise a family.

Local Resources

Swift County – Benson Hospital continues to strengthen our connection within our community organizations. The purpose in developing and maintaining these relationships is to identify organizations which share similar values and mission as SCBH and contribute to an overall goal of improving the health of the community.

We believe that by committing to work together, we can achieve significant steps toward improved health for our community.