Located just a few miles from Kentucky Lake in far Western Kentucky lies the County Seat of Marshall County, Benton. Benton is home of one of Kentucky's oldest festivals, Tater Day, held annually the first Monday in April. This event brings thousands of people to Benton for fun, games and great food. Benton is also the birthplace of the famous Kentucky writer Joe Creason. For more information, contact the Benton City Hall at 270-527-8677.