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.