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2019 Benton County Fair and Rodeo: The Best Week of the SummerWe will update the 2020 2021 Benton Franklin Fair and Rodeo information as we receive it:

The 2020 Benton Franklin Fair and Rodeo is postponed and the 2021 Benton Franklin Fair and Rodeo will be held on August 24th through 28th 2021 and is still “The Best Week of the Summer.” Come check out all the fair has to offer, as with every year this year has a ton of fun for all ages. To start things off there is a Demolition Derby and The Grand Parade.  You can also download the complete fair schedule here.

The following is from the 2020 fair, of which is canceled, but still, there might be some useful information for the year to come, Covid-19 permitting:

There will be kiddie rides for the little ones and larger adrenaline pumping, carnival rides for…

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Benton City Washington
Although located in the Eastern Washington sage “desert” area, Benton City is in a fertile, green bend of the Yakima River. This small, idyllic town has long Indian summers and moderate winters, with an average of 300 days of sunshine a year.

Described as “a little Tuscany”, Benton City has lots of privately-owned large and small irrigated orchards, vineyards, hayfields, pastures, and acreages. To the city’s west, offering breathtaking views, are the Red Mountain vineyards and wineries, a world-renowned, high-quality appellation and viticulture area. To the south is picturesque Horse Heaven Hills with its 1,800-foot ridge that beautifully slopes down to the river and orchards of apple, cherry, pear, apricot, and walnut. To the north is Rattlesnake…

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Benton County was just named the most affordable metropolitan county in the state for first time homebuyers. This is a title Benton County is familiar with due to high wages, this is seen when looking at the first time homebuyer affordability index which is at 127.9(seasonally adjusted data). This means first time homebuyers come in with 28% more income than the minimum needed to qualify. When looking just one county over these numbers drop, in Franklin County the first time homeowner affordability index is 102.1, meaning first time homeowners come in with 2% more income then the minimum. This number is lower than Benton County but it remains higher then the statewide first time homeowner affordability index of 95.5, with the average homeowner throughout…

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