Post by Subdeacon
Benton, IL is 102 mi from Benton, KY
Benton, KY is 96 mi from Benton, MO
Benton, MO is 90 mi from Benton, IL
A Benton triangle of 288 miles round-trip
Salem MA to Salem NH, 28 miles.
There are many instances of a small City of X adjacent to or surrounded
by a Town of X in New York State. They are politically separate entities.
(There are also many cases of a Village of X in a Town of X in NY,
however villages in NY are considered part of the town they are in,
they're another layer of government)