Last modified: 2013-08-16 by rick wyatt
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image by Vicki L. Vivian, 5 August 2010
The flag of the City of Benson, Arizona, is the city logo on a white background. The logo shows mountains and sun, and inscriptions "Benson / Arizona founded in 1880 / Gateway to the San Pedro Valley". This is the most recent flag, ordered this year .
Information and image of the flag thanks to:
Vicki L. Vivian, CMC
City Clerk, City of Benson
About the city:
"Benson is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, in the United States, 45 miles east-southeast of Tucson. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 4,934.
The city was founded in 1880 when the Southern Pacific Railroad came through. It was named after Judge William B. Benson, a friend of the president of the railroad. The city is perhaps best known as the gateway to Kartchner Caverns State Park."
- from Wikipedia : en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benson,_Arizona.
Official city website : www.cityofbenson.com/.
Valentin Poposki, 5 August 2010