With the conveniences of the larger Omaha metropolitan area located just ten miles to the north and west of Omaha. Bennington is an excellent place for family living. The population was 1,458 at the 2010 census. The annual celebration of the City of Bennington is Bennington Daze and is held every year in June. Bennington Daze activities provide a great opportunity for you and your organization or business to be involved and volunteer to support the community. Bennington also has numerous city parks that can be reserved for your special events. The community also has very popular youth organizations, service organizations and religious organizations that help to foster the small town feel that people desire.Bennington Public School District is an independent suburban school system in north central Douglas County, outside of Omaha.The K-12 enrollment is 1165 students in 2009, with 155 employees. Academic excellence reaches beyond the standards; while also offering numerous opportunities for extracurricular activities among students. Parent involvement is also encouraged and supported.