Benning (Washington, D.C.)

Benning is a residential neighborhood located in Ward 7 of Northeast Washington, D.C. It is bounded by East Capitol Street to the south, Minnesota Avenue to the west, and Benning Road (for which the neighborhood is named) on the north and east. It is served by the Benning Road station on the Blue Line of the Washington Metro.

Map of Washington, D.C., with Benning highlighted in red
Benning neighborhood at the intersection of 40th St and Ames St. NE, September 2018


The District of Columbia Public Schools operates public schools. The District of Columbia Public Library operates the Benning Neighborhood Library.[1]


  1. ^ "Hours & Locations." District of Columbia Public Library. Retrieved on October 21, 2009.

Coordinates: 38°53′42″N 76°56′57″W / 38.895°N 76.9492°W / 38.895; -76.9492