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== Quick Facts ==
  
 
[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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'''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 name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;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>  
  
 
==== 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. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;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>  
  
'''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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'''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;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==

Revision as of 08:06, 4 March 2009

United States > Oregon > Benton County
File:Or-benton.png
showing location of Benton County

County Courthouse

Benton County Courthouse, 1889
http://www.co.benton.or.us/
Benton Plaza Building
408 SW Monroe Ave
Suite 111, Mezzanine Level
Corvallis, OR 97339-3020

Records held at County Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Thomas Hart Benton, U.S. Senator

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. [1]

Boundary Changes

20 February 1893: Lincoln County. [1]

28 January 1851: Umpqua County. [1]

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Adair Village | Albany | Corvallis | Monroe | Philomath

Communities

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

Neighboring Counties

Lane | Lincoln | Linn | Polk

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

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].