|- Mayor||Francisco Javier Salazar Cocoba (2006-09)|
|- Total||854. The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America. Sonora is one of the 31 federal states of Mexico and is located in the northwest of the country A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly denotes a City, Town, or Village, or A presidente municipal ( English: " municipal president " is the chief of government of Municipios in Mexico Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 70 km² (330 sq mi)|
|Elevation||853 m (2,799 ft)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
Benjamín Hill is both a municipality and a municipal seat in the Mexican state of Sonora. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit Mexico uses three different UTC offsets as defined in the federal Law of Time Systems Zone 1 (Central Zone covers most of Mexico and is equivalent to UTC-6 UTC−7 can be observed in Mountain Standard Time Zone Pacific Daylight Time Zone Canada Municipalities ( municipios in Spanish) are the second-level administrative division in Mexico (where the first-level administrative division is the The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America. Sonora is one of the 31 federal states of Mexico and is located in the northwest of the country The area of the municipality is 854. 70 km² and the population was 5,285 in the census of 2005. 
There are municipal boundaries with Santa Ana in the northeast, Opodepe in the south, and Trincheras in the west. Santa Ana is a small city and municipal seat of the municipality of the same name in the Mexican state of Sonora. Opodepe is a municipality and a municipal seat in the north of the Mexican state of Sonora. Trincheras is a town and the surrounding municipality of the same name in the north-west of the Mexican state of Sonora. The elevation of the municipal seat is 853 meters above sea level.
Most of the land is flat, desert land with no permanent water courses. The climate is hot and dry with average summer maximums of 31. 6°C and average winter minimums of 13. 8°C. The average annual temperature is 22. 5°C.
Agricultural activity is modest with only 747 hectares registered in 2005. The main crops are wheat, corn and grasses for cattle fodder.
There is cattle raising with over 13,000 head counted in 2005. Calves are often exported to the United States of America.
The industrial sector shows potential with several small industries located in an industrial park. Proximity to the important Federal Highway 15 could stimulate this sector in the future. Federal Highway 15 is a primary north-south Highway in Mexico.
Benjamín Hill owes its existence to the railroad. In 1939 it was just a ranch called San Fernando when the federal government chose it for the junction of the Ferrocarril Sonora-Baja California and the Ferrocarril Sud-Pacífico railways, which was finished in 1948. The Ferrocarril Sonora–Baja California' is a former Railroad line of Mexico that operated from Mexicali Baja California, to Benjamín Hill Sonora A railroad subsidiary of the Southern Pacific Railroad in Mexico, operating from Nogales Sonora, to Mazatlán Sinaloa. It was given municipal status in 1952. The name is derived from Benjamín Hill, the Sinaloan military leader whom President Venustiano Carranza appointed Governor of Sonora in 1914. Gen. Benjamín Hill ( Choix, Sinaloa, 31 March 1874 &ndash Mexico City, 14 December 1920) was Sinaloa is one of the 31 states of Mexico. Geography Sinaloa is bordered to the north by Sonora and Chihuahua; to the south List of Governors of Sonora since 1917 2003&ndash 2009 Eduardo Bours Castelo 1997&ndash2003 Armando López Nogales