Marshall County Governmental Services

Benton City Hall
Benton Water & Sewer System; City Parks Department; Planning and Zoning; code enforcement; business licenses;
1009 Main St #1, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-8677 |

Calvert City City Hall
Calvert City Water & Sewer; Parks department
861 5th Ave SE, Calvert City, KY 42029
270-395-7138 |

Hardin City Hall
90 Commerce St, Hardin, KY 42048

Benton Police Department
Police department serving the city of Benton.
1009 Main St #3, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-3126 |

Calvert City Police Department
Police department serving Calvert City.
861 5th Ave SE, Calvert City, KY 42029
270-395-4545 |

County Government

Ambulance Service

E 9th St, Benton, KY 42025
911 | 270-527-1243 (non-emergency)

Animal Shelter
Shelter, Owner Surrender, Lost Pet, Adoption, Animal Pick-up 
839 Benton-Briensburg Rd, Benton, Kentucky 42025
270-527-0954 | 270-527-1333 |  

211 West 5th St, Benton KY 42025
270-527-6940 | 270-527-1333 (For emergencies only) |

Jail/Detention Facility
54 Judicial Dr, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-4760 |

Parks Department
Public Park in Marshall County which contains a soccer field, disc golf course, baseball field, softball field, batting cages, basketball courts, tennis courts, volleyball court, walking trail, playgrounds, fishing pier, and covered pavillions with picnic tables and grills. 
Mike Miller Park
270-527-5284 |

Recycling Center
Transfer stations accept a wide variety of items for recycling, including newspaper / general office shred, cardboard, plastic drinking containers and used motor oil.  main facility accepts the same items as the transfer stations in addition to scrap metal and aluminum, appliances, tires (limit 5), and large cell batteries (car, boat, lawnmower, etc) and printer cartridges. We DO NOT accept glass, any type of pressurized gas containers, or e-waste. Events.
837 Benton-Briensburg Rd, Benton KY 42025
270-527-2743 |

Refuse Department
The Marshall County Refuse District provides for the primary collection and disposal of household solid waste for Marshall County. Nine transfer stations are available for your convenience throughout the county.
837 Hollytown Rd, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-8437 |

Road Department
Responsible for new bridge and road construction. They are also responsible replacing road signs, repairing road damage and paving and patching roads when needed. Seasonal responsibilities include mowing the right-of-ways, clearing dead trees and debris on the right-of-way and snow removal. 
160 Homer Lucas Ln, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-3173 |

Sheriff’s Department
Responsible for the collection of county taxes, security of the courts, the service of legal process and orders of the court, enforcement of Marshall County Ordinances and Kentucky Revised Statutes within the boundaries of Marshall County.202 W 5th St, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-3112 |

County Courthouse

Alcohol Beverage Control Administrator
City, county, state Licensing, server training
1101 Main Street, Benton Kentucky
270-527-3113 |

Building & Electrical
Issues building permits and conducts inspections for all construction in Benton, Calvert City and Hardin as well as in the County
1101 Main Street, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-4744 |

County Clerk
Car license & registration, marriage license, deeds, mortgages, elections
1101 Main St, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-4740 |

County Judge Executive
County Departments at this location: Alcohol Beverage Control, Building Inspection Office, Judge Executive, Deputy Judge Executive, County Clerk,  Economic Development, Emergency Management, Information Technology, Property Valuation Administrator, Treasurer
1101 Main Street, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-4750 |

County Planner

Economic Development
To retain, expand, and attract quality worldwide manufacturing, distribution, and service industries to our community.
1101 Main St, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-2009 |

Emergency Management
Responsible for the coordination of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery efforts pertaining to major emergencies or disasters arising from natural or man-made causes
1101 Main St, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-4739 |

Emergency 911 – Central Dispatch
non emergency – 270-527-1333

Information Technology
Provides enterprise technology solutions that support the goals and objectives of the Marshall County Fiscal Court; Geographic Information Systems; Floodplain Management and Permits
1101 Main Street, Benton, Kentucky 42025
270-527-1321 |

Property Valuation Administrator (PVA)
Property Value Administrator for Marshall County.
1101 Main St, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-4728 |

Treasurer & Occupational License
1101 Main St, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-4725 |

Veteran’s Service

Vocational Rehabilitation

County Judicial Facility

Child Support Services
Benton KY Child Support and Social Service Office enhances the well being of children by locating noncustodial parents, establish paternity, establish and enforce support orders, modify orders when appropriate, collect and distribute child support payments, and refer parents to other social service programs. 
80 Judicial Drive Unit 130, Benton, KY 42025-0472

Circuit Court Clerk 
County Court House (driver’s license, lawsuits, felony court, etc.)
80 Judicial Dr, Unit 101, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-3883 |

Circuit Court Judge
Circuit Court is the court of general jurisdiction that hears civil matters involving more than $5,000, capital offenses and felonies, land dispute title cases and contested probate cases 
80 Judicial Dr # 101, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-1480 |

Commonwealth Attorney
80 Judicial Dr # 101, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-3624 |

County Attorney
The Marshall County Attorney’s Office, under Kentucky law, is responsible for serving as the legal adviser to the Marshall County Fiscal Court as well as all county officials, officers, boards, and special districts. This office also collects court-ordered child support payments and prosecutes all misdemeanor crimes in the county, including DUIs, assaults, bad checks, thefts, juvenile offenses, and a multitude of other statutory offenses.
80 Judicial Dr # 101, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-4730 |

Court Designated Worker
Court designated workers (CDWs) process juvenile complaints against individuals under the age of 18. The complaints are known as public offenses or status offenses. Status offenses are noncriminal forms of juvenile behavior, such as running away from home, skipping class, tobacco offenses or exhibiting beyond-control behaviors at home or at school. Public offenses are the same as adult crimes. Uniform criteria determine which juvenile complaints must be forwarded to formal court and which are eligible for informal processing through the CDW program. A diversion agreement is a voluntary contract between the CDW and the juvenile to resolve a complaint.
80 Judicial Dr # 209, Benton, KY 42025

District Court Clerk (speeding tickets, probates, civil suits, etc.)
Speeding tickets, probates, civil suites
80 Judicial Dr, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-1721 |

District Court Judge
District Court is the court of limited jurisdiction and handles juvenile matters, city and county ordinances, misdemeanors, violations, traffic offenses, probate of wills, arraignments, felony probable cause hearings, small claims involving $2,500 or less, civil cases involving $5,000 or less, voluntary and involuntary mental commitments and cases relating to domestic violence and abuse.
80 Judicial Dr #209, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-3390 | 270-527-1721 |

Family Court
Family Court provides one judge to hear all of a family’s issues relating to divorce, child custody, adoption, termination of parental rights, domestic violence, child abuse and neglect. 
80 Judicial Dr #209, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-2611 |

Juvenile Services
Legal Services 
81 Judicial Dr #209, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-4735 |

Probation and Parole
82 Judicial Dr # 209, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-3515 |

State Government

Department for Community Based Services 
Division of Family Support (Food Stamps, KTAP, Medical Assistance)

Food stamp application and benefits
800-248-5861 | 855-306-8959 |

Child Protective Hotline
Provides consultation and state program guidance for child protective services cases. Central office staff helps develop standards of practice for inclusion in the state manual and provides real-time guidance to cases as required by field personnel.
211 E 7th St, Benton, KY 42025
877-597-2331 |

Division of Protection and Permanency
Responsible for administering the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program, Kentucky Works Program, Family Alternatives Diversion Program and the Medicaid programs. Clothing assistance. 
211 E Seventh Street, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-1354 | 270-527-5142 |

Central Intake (To Report Child/Adult Abuse or Neglect)
275 E. Main St., 3E-A, Frankfort, KY 40621
270-388-4818 |

Food Stamp Case Changes
Food stamp application and benefits 
800-248-5861 | 855-306-8959 |

General Assembly Message Center
Legislative Message Line, contact your legislator 
800-372-7181 |

Kentucky’s public guardianship program is administered by the Division of Guardianship in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Individuals are served by offices in all regions of the state. 
275 E. Main St., 3E-A, Frankfort, KY 40621
270-527-2359 |

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Paducah

West Kentucky Allied Services
Alzheimer’s Disease Respite Program, Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), Energy Assistance, Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP),  Home Care , Purchase Employment Program, Senior Community Services, Employment Program, Senior Medicare Patrol, Weatherization, WinterCare  
1101 Main Street, Benton KY 42025
270-527-9766 |

U.S. Federal Government
National Guard Armory: 270-527-0801
U.S. Post Offices

Services include bulk mail acceptance, bulk mail account balance, bulk mail new permit, burial flags, business line, business reply mail, account balance, business reply mail new permit, duck stamps, general delivery, global express guaranteed®, money orders (Domestic), money orders (Inquiry), money orders (International), PO box online, packaged stamps,Passport Photo, Pickup Accountable Mail, Pickup Hold Mail, Priority Mail International®, and Sure Money.
    Benton: 219 W 5th St, Benton, KY 42025 | 270-527-3933
    Calvert City:
134 5th Ave SE, Calvert City, KY 42029 | 270-395-4800
119 Administration Ave, Gilbertsville, KY 42044 |  270-362-8338
85 Commerce St, Hardin, KY 42048 | 270-437-4762

US Marshal’s Service

Welfare and Medicaid Fraud