Benning (Washington, D.C.)

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Map of Washington, D.C., with Benning highlighted in red

Benning is a residential neighborhood located in Northeast Washington, D.C. It is bounded by East Capitol Street to the south, Minnesota Avenue to the west, and Benning Road (for which the neighborhood is named) on the north and east. It is served by the Benning Road station on the Blue Line of the Washington Metro.

Politically, Benning is in Ward 7.[citation needed]


District of Columbia Public Schools operates public schools.

District of Columbia Public Library operates the Benning Neighborhood Library.[1]


  1. ^ "Hours & Locations." District of Columbia Public Library. Retrieved on October 21, 2009.

Coordinates: 38°53′42″N 76°56′57″W / 38.895°N 76.9492°W / 38.895; -76.9492