The City of Bentonia, MS
The city of Bentonia is located in the state of Mississippi in Yazoo County and has a population of 472 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Bentonia is Jackson, approximately 20 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Bentonia, including Steak House, Chop Sticks, Blount Blake, Hastee Tastee and Twiner's Travel Center. For a larger selection of Bentonia restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Bentonia Museums, Golf Courses, Botanical Gardens and/or Zoos, including the Jackson Zoo, Mississippi Petrified Forest, Sonny Guy Golf Course, Simmons Arboretum and Grove Park Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Bentonia please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Bentonia:
- Jackson Evers Intl. Airport (JAN)
Bentonia, Mississippi Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Bentonia experiences an average high temperature of 54 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 35 degrees with an average rainfall of 6.3 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Bentonia with daytime temperatures averaging 90 degrees in the summer, and 57 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Bentonia to receive an average of 5.87 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.47 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 106 degrees in the summer and as low as -4 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Bentonia should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 76 degrees, and nighttime lows of 54.
Bentonia, Mississippi Attractions
1Clear Creek Golf Club - Vicksburg,
The Clear Creek Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Warren County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Vicksburg, . Tee times are accepted up to 30 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 601-638-9395.
Address: 1566 Tiffenton Rd, Vicksburg, MS 39183
2Eagle Ridge Golf Course - Raymond,
The Eagle Ridge Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Hinds County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Raymond, . Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 601-857-5993.
Address: Hwy 18, Raymond, MS 39154
3Eudora Welty House - Jackson,
The Eudora Welty House in Jackson, Mississippi was the home of author Eudora Welty for nearly 80 years. It was built by her parents in 1925. In it she did all her writing, in an upstairs bedroom. Welty created the garden over decades. The house was first declared a Mississippi Landmark in 2001, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002, and declared a National Historic Landmark in 2004. This was part of a raised awareness of the significance of authors and literary life in the US.
4Grove Park Golf Course - Jackson,
The Grove Park Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Hinds County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Jackson, . Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 601-960-2074.
Address: 1800 Walter Dutch Welch Dr, Jackson, MS 39213
5Jackson Zoo - Jackson,
The Jackson Zoo is a zoo that is situated in Jackson, Mississippi. The Jackson Zoo has been attracting people across the state and beyond for more than 90 years. The Zoo boasts an animal collection representing over 120 species and nearly 800 individual animals that provide glimpses of native wildlife from around the world.
6McRaven House - Vicksburg,
McRaven was built ca.1797 by Andrew Glass in a town called Walnut Hills, which is now Vicksburg, Mississippi. In the Civil War era, it was known as the Bobb House, and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as such. McRaven got its current name from the street it is located on, which was formerly called McRaven Street, but is now Harrison Street. McRaven has been on the Mississippi Department of Archives and History's Historic Preservation list since January 8, 1978.
7Mississippi Coliseum - , State Fairgrounds,
The Mississippi Coliseum is a 6,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Jackson, Mississippi, built in 1962 and that can be found on the Mississippi State Fairgrounds complex. It was home to the Jackson Bandits minor league ice hockey team from 1999-2003.
8Mississippi Governor's Mansion - Jackson,
The Mississippi Governor's Mansion is a historic U.S. residence in Jackson, Mississippi, located at 316 East Capitol Street. It is the second oldest executive residence in the US that has been continuously occupied as a gubernatorial residence.
9Mississippi Museum of Natural Science - Jackson,
The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is a museum that is situated in Jackson and is the largest museum in state of Mississippi.
10Mississippi Petrified Forest - Flora,
Mississippi Petrified Forest is a petrified forest located near Flora, Mississippi in the US. It is currently privately owned and open for public visitation. The petrified forest is believed to have been formed 36 million years ago when fir and maple logs washed down an ancient river channel to the current site where they later became petrified. It is the only petrified forest in the eastern United States. It was declared a National Natural Landmark in October 1965
Bentonia, Mississippi Hotels
Bentonia, Mississippi Restaurants
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