Benton County, Washington Genealogy

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'''1905--'''Benton County was created from Klickitat and Yakima Counties. '''County seat:''' Prosser <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1905--'''Benton County was created 8 March 1905&nbsp;from Klickitat and Yakima Counties. '''County seat:''' Prosser <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 15:25, 15 October 2008

United States > Washington > Benton County
showing location of Benton County

Contents

County Courthouse

The Courthouse
620 Market Street
Prosser, WA 99350

History

Parent County

1905--Benton County was created 8 March 1905 from Klickitat and Yakima Counties. County seat: Prosser [1]

Boundary Changes

  • No counties created from the county.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

  • Benton City
  • Kennewick
  • Prosser
  • Richland
  • West Richland

Communities

  • Finley
  • Highland
  • Kiona
  • Paterson

Neighboring Counties

Franklin | Grant | Klickitat | Walla Walla | Yakima | Morrow County, Oregon | Umatilla County, Oregon

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).