Benkelman is a city in Dundy County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,006 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Dundy County. As of the 2010 census it has a population of 839
Benkelman is located at 40°3′2″N 101°32′1″W / 40.05056°N 101.53361°W / 40.05056; -101.53361 (40.050615, -101.533660).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land.