Benns Church, Virginia

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Benns Church is a census-designated place (CDP) in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States. It is located at the junction of U.S. Route 258 and State Routes 10 and 32, southeast of Smithfield. The population as of the 2010 Census was 872.[1]

The community is named for Benn's United Methodist Church, which lies at the intersection of Benn's Church Boulevard and Brewer's Neck Boulevard (U.S. Route 258 and State Routes 10 and 32), which was founded at that location by George Benn in 1789. Benn is buried in front of the church. The church bears a Virginia Historical Marker.

Benns Church is home to Benn's Grant, a 253 acre mixed-use development, which took almost a decade to be realized.[2]

Coordinates: 36°56′17″N 76°35′10″W / 36.938°N 76.586°W / 36.938; -76.586[3]

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