For groceries, residents here take a short drive to Attica, which has a Top’s Friendly Markets supermarket. Batavia, a bustling city about 18 miles northeast of Bennington, has all kinds of retail shopping, such as Walmart, Target, J.C. Penney and Sears. Marilla Country Store, which offers unique shopping options, is just 10 miles west. Students in Bennington attend the Attica Central School District.
The region’s two hospitals are almost equidistant from Bennington: United Memorial Medical Center, in Batavia, and Wyoming County Community Hospital, in Warsaw. The closest library is Stevens Memorial Library in Attica. The Corfu Free Library is about 10 miles to the south. The Basom Post Office, at 7156 Alleghany Road, serves the town’s residents