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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Benton County'' [[Image:Or-benton.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Benton County]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Benton County''
  
== [http://www.co.benton.or.us/ County Courthouse ]  ==
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[[Image:Or-benton-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Benton County Courthouse, 1889]] Benton Plaza Building<br>408 SW Monroe Ave<br>Suite 111, Mezzanine Level<br>Corvallis, OR 97339-3020
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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&nbsp;[http://www.co.benton.or.us/records/ Benton County Courthouse]<br>180 NW 5th Street <br>Corvallis, OR 97330-4777<br>Phone: 541.757.6800<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907<br>marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1850 <br>and military discharge records from 1919. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Benton County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
=== Records held at County Courthouse  ===
 
=== Records held at County Courthouse  ===
  
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpbentondescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Benton County Court House as of July 2006.
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*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/benton/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Benton County Court House as of July 2006.
  
 
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== Quick History ==
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''<br>
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[[Oregon, Benton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oregon, Benton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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=== Quick Facts ===
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{{Wikipedia|Benton County, Oregon}}
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benton_County,_Oregon Wikipedia] [[Image:Benton-thomashart.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Thomas Hart Benton, U.S. Senator]]  
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Named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Hart_Benton_(senator) Thomas Hart Benton], U.S. Senator from Missouri, who advocated U.S. control over [[Oregon Country|Oregon Country]].  
 
Named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Hart_Benton_(senator) Thomas Hart Benton], U.S. Senator from Missouri, who advocated U.S. control over [[Oregon Country|Oregon Country]].  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''23 December 1847:''' from [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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'''23 December 1847:''' from [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] County. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}}''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''20 February 1893:''' [[Lincoln County, Oregon|Lincoln]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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'''20 February 1893:''' [[Lincoln County, Oregon|Lincoln]] County. '''28 January 1851:''' [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua County]].  
 
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'''28 January 1851:''' [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua County]]. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Adair Village, Oregon|Adair Village]] | [[Albany, Oregon|Albany]] | [[Corvallis, Oregon|Corvallis]] | [[Monroe, Oregon|Monroe]] | [[Philomath, Oregon|Philomath]]
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===== Communities  =====
  
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*Alder
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*Alpine
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*Alsea
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*Bellfountain
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*Blodgett
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*Calloway
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[[Alder, Oregon|Alder]] | [[Alpine, Benton County, Oregon|Alpine]] | [[Alsea, Oregon|Alsea]] | [[Bellfountain, Oregon|Bellfountain]] | [[Blodgett, Oregon|Blodgett]] | [[Dawson, Oregon|Dawson]] | [[Flynn, Oregon|Flynn]] | [[Glenbrook, Oregon|Glenbrook]] | [[Greenberry, Oregon|Greenberry]] | [[Hoskins, Oregon|Hoskins]] | [[Kings Valley, Oregon|Kings Valley]] | [[Lewisburg, Oregon|Lewisburg]] | [[Noon, Oregon|Noon]] | [[Summit, Oregon|Summit]] | [[Wren, Oregon|Wren]]
*Dawson  
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*Dry Creek
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*Flynn  
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*Glenbrook  
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*Greenberry  
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*Harris
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
*Hoskins
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*Kings Valley
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*Kopplein
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*Lewisburg
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*Noon
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[[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | [[Lincoln County, Oregon|Lincoln]] | [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn]] | [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]]
*North Albany
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*Peak
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*Russell
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*Summit
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*Wren
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==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
  
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Benton County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]  
 
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[[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | [[Lincoln County, Oregon|Lincoln]] | [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn]] | [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]]  
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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*1850  
 
*1850  
*1853 Territorial Transcription and Index
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*1853 Territorial Transcription and Index  
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*1854 Territorial Transcription and Index  
 
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*1870  
 
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*1930
 
*1930
  
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==== Court  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Land ====
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=== History ===
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Land and Property ===
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
==== Taxation ====
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=== Rivers and Waterways ===
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Benton County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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=== Taxation ===
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Vital Records ===
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orbenton/ The Benton County GenWeb Project], an member of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orbenton/ The Benton County GenWeb Project], an member of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Benton/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/benton/bentontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Benton County
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/benton/bentontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Benton County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/benton/bentontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Benton County  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/benton/bentontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Benton County  
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*{{FHL|207066|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Benton County  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207066&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Benton&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Benton County
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*[[Oregon, Benton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oregon, Benton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 06:27, 30 January 2013

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Contents

County Courthouse

 Benton County Courthouse
180 NW 5th Street
Corvallis, OR 97330-4777
Phone: 541.757.6800

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907
marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1850
and military discharge records from 1919. [1]

Records held at County Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Oregon, Benton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Benton County, Oregon
Benton-thomashart.jpg

Named after Thomas Hart Benton, U.S. Senator from Missouri, who advocated U.S. control over Oregon Country.

Trivia Tidbits: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.

Parent County

23 December 1847: from Polk County. [2]

Boundary Changes

20 February 1893: Lincoln County. 28 January 1851: Umpqua County.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Adair Village | Albany | Corvallis | Monroe | Philomath

Communities

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Alder | Alpine | Alsea | Bellfountain | Blodgett | Dawson | Flynn | Glenbrook | Greenberry | Hoskins | Kings Valley | Lewisburg | Noon | Summit | Wren

Neighboring Counties

Lane | Lincoln | Linn | Polk

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1850
  • 1853 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1854 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Rivers and Waterways

Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. >> Rivers and Waterways

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Benton County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
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