North Benton, Ohio

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Location of North Benton, Ohio

North Benton is an unincorporated community in northern Smith Township, Mahoning County, Ohio, United States.[1] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44449.[2] It lies along State Route 14 between Salem and Ravenna.

The community is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.


North Benton was platted in 1834 and was named for Thomas Hart Benton, senator from Missouri.[3] The prefix North was added in order to avoid repetition with another Benton.[4] A post office called North Benton has been in operation since 1835.[5]


  1. ^ "North Benton, Ohio". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  3. ^ Mack, Horace (1879). History of Columbiana County, Ohio: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Unigraphic. p. 348. 
  4. ^ Sanderson, Thomas W. (1907). Twentieth Century History of Youngstown and Mahoning County. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 226. 
  5. ^ "Mahoning County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 

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Coordinates: 40°59′06″N 81°00′45″W / 40.98500°N 81.01250°W / 40.98500; -81.01250