Bentown, Illinois

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Not to be confused with Benson in nearby Woodford County or Benton in Franklin County.
Town sign with turbines in background

Bentown is an unincorporated community in McLean County, Illinois, United States, named after the Benjamin family, a family that is long time residents of the area.

Situated 10 miles (16 km) east of Bloomington, this small town has recently received attention due to the construction of wind turbines nearby.[1] Bentown lies 850 feet (260 m) above sea level.

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  1. ^ "Horizon Energy's wind farm in Twin Groves, IL". Archived from the original on 2007-07-07. Retrieved 2007-06-26. 

Coordinates: 40°28′19″N 88°48′23″W / 40.47194°N 88.80639°W / 40.47194; -88.80639