Benson's heritage was firmly rooted in farming and the timber industry. Today it is a diverse community with several farms, many small businesses, artists, craftspeople, and a lively citizenry comprised of a mix of full-time and vacation residents. It is also an all season recreation destination.

As you browse this web site you will see many of the things which make this community such a great place to live. These top notch services and facilities are the result of some selfless hard work by our citizens, and town employees, and active participation in town government, civic organizations, and school affairs.