Benson Railway Station
|Location in County and Arizona|
|State :||United States|
|County :||Cochise County|
|Time zone :||Mountain Standard Time ( UTC − 7 )|
|Residents :||4,934 (as of 2006)|
|Population density :||53.3 inhabitants per km 2|
|Area :||92.5 km 2 (approx. 36 mi 2 ) of
which 92.5 km 2 (approx. 36 mi 2 ) is land
|Height :||1093 m|
|Postal code :||85602|
|Area code :||+1 520|
|GNIS ID :||0001248|
|Mayor :||Mark M. Fenn|
The place has 4711 inhabitants on an area of 92.5 km². The population density is 50.9 inhabitants / km². The location is near the county line with Pima County and near Kartchner Caverns State Park .
Benson was founded in 1880 . Benson was named in honor of Judge William B. Benson.