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Benton County 
FEMA DFIRM Funding Year:
Status: DFIRM Effective
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Preliminary DFIRM Panels (13)
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Meet and Greet : 5/6/2004  Adobe PDF File Download
Scoping Meeting : 7/22/2004  Adobe PDF File Download
Scoping Meeting Follow-Up : 9/24/2004  Adobe PDF File Download
Final Community Officials Meeting : 9/17/2007  Adobe PDF File Download
"Flood Map Open House" Meeting : 9/17/2007  Adobe PDF File Download

Events and Documents
Proposed Studies Scoping Map  Adobe PDF File Download
Preliminary DFIRM and FIS delivery : 8/15/2007
90 Day Community Appeal Start Date  : 
90 Day Community Appeal End Date : 
Letter of Final Determination Date : 4/2/2008
Study Effective Date : 9/29/2008

  County Seat: Ashland
  Formed: 1870
  Area: 409 square miles
  Population: 8,026
  Origin of County name: Named for Samuel Benton, a general in the Confederate army.
Statistics from the:
Mississippi Official and Statistical Register
Mississippi Blue Book