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Welcome to Benson, North Carolina

Benson is a quaint small town nestled within the fast-growing Johnston County. While residents enjoy a quieter life in this rural area of North Carolina, we are not far from major cities like Fayetteville, Raleigh, Rocky Mount, and Greenville. If you're searching for a home or investment property in Benson, Neighbors & Associates, Inc. can help!

Town Profile

Population (2016): 3,697
Local Government: Town of Benson
School District: Johnston County Public Schools

Around the Area

Distance to Raleigh: 22 miles 
Major Highways:
I-95, I-40
Top IndustriesAgriculture, manufacturing, biotechnology

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Benson at a Glance

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Shopping & Dining

Main Street in Downtown Benson is packed with local businesses. Clothing boutiques, florists, hardware stores, and established eateries fill the historic brick storefronts and offer anything that residents need. Don't forget to stop by the Benson Flea Market, too!

parks and recreation


Between the town's annual festivals and recreation programs, residents can easily meet their neighbors and stay involved in town life. One of Benson's most popular events is Mule Days, a massive celebration of the harvest season and the community itself.

commute to major cities

Travel & Commute

Quick access to I-95 and I-40 makes traveling a breeze. From Benson, Raleigh is about 35 minutes away and the RDU International Airport is about 50 minutes away. Eager for a day trip around the state? North Carolina's beaches and mountains are only a few hours away.

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Real Estate

Benson offers a variety of real estate options, ranging from small bungalows and ranch-style homes to spacious custom homes with acreage. New construction is also booming in this area, offering new homes in a variety of price ranges, sizes, and features.

Let's Talk Benson Real Estate

We're a team of dedicated local agents who know the ins and outs of real estate in Benson and surrounding areas. Whether you're considering buying a home, selling a home, or working with a property management company, we are able to help with all of your real estate needs. Our team is based in Benson — drop by our office on Main Street and say hello!

Benson Real Estate Resources

The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the IDX© Program of the Triangle Multiple Listing Services, Inc. of Cary. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Neighbors & Associates, Inc. are marked with the IDX© logo or the IDX© thumbnail logo and the detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers.
The listing broker has attempted to offer accurate data, but buyers are advised to confirm all items.
This data was last updated on: 10/22/20 05:38 PM. A full data refresh was last performed on: 10/22/20 04:49 PM.
** Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed ** Closed (sold) listings may have been listed and/or sold by a real estate firm other than the firm(s) featured on this website. Closed data is not available until the sale of the property is recorded in the MLS. Home sale data is not an appraisal, CMA, competitive or comparative market analysis, or home valuation of any property.
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