A Message From The Mayor

"As the Mayor of Benson, and on behalf of our town board, I would like to personally welcome you. We are a town with a proud history and strong vision of our future. As citizens, we are benefiting from the work of many who came before us and we are committed to leaving a legacy for our children. We are a diverse town that knows the importance of standing together and looking out for our neighbors and friends. It is the people of Benson that make this town such a great place to live.

As you discover more about Benson, please contact our town hall with any questions about how you can also be part of our community."

William W. Massengill

William W. Massengill
Mayor of Benson
(Term 12/2013)
211 West Main Street
Benson, NC 27504
Home: 919-207-0818
Cell: 919-464-3960



Boards and Commissions

**NEW** Application process for Board and Committee vacancies open until December 31, 2015 at 12 pm. For more information, please click here.


Board of Commissioners - regular meeting is the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the Benson Conference Center, and they also meet on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Planning Board - regular meeting is the 1st Tuesday of each month in the Benson Conference Center.

Appearance Commission - meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the Benson Conference Center.

Board of Adjustments - meets the 4th Tuesday of each month when necessary in the Benson Conference Center.

Historic Preservation Commission - meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm at the Benson Conference Center.

Benson Museum Board of Directors - meets the third Monday of the month at 7:00pm at the Benson Museum of Local History.

Police Advisory Commission -New Commission Appointments December 2011 Police Advisory Commission/7 Members/Terms three year/staggered

Voter Registration               

Benson residents may register to vote at the Public Library.

Voting Wards

For Benson registered voter districts, please click here. Map provided by Johnston County.

Property Taxes

Town of Benson tax rate on real property for the fiscal year 2014-2015 is $0.53 per $100.00.

Conference Center & Classroom Rentals

A renovated conference center, classroom, and kitchen are located on the bottom floor at the back of Town Hall. These spaces are available for your next conference, workshop, training class, corporate retreat, birthday party, or baby shower.

The conference center and classroom have wifi access and support computer-based presentations. If you are interested in renting the facilities or to learn more about the technological capabilities, please, please contact Ms. Erin King at 919-894-3553 or eking@townofbenson.com.

For photos of the Conference Center, click here.

Other Offices Located At Town Hall

North Carolina Highway State Patrol Office located on the first floor on the west side of Town Hall.

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