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Revision as of 19:17, 16 September 2008

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

County Courthouse

History

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

Parent County

  • Created 23 December 1847 from Polk County. Named after Thomas Hart Benton, U.S. Senator from Missouri, who advocated U.S. control over Oregon Country.

Boundary Changes

Records held at County Courthouse

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Benton County Court House as of July 2006.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Corvallis
  • Monroe
  • Philomath
Communities
  • Alder
  • Alpine
  • Alsea
  • Bellfountain
  • Blodgett
  • Calloway
  • Dawson
  • Dry Creek
  • Flynn
  • Glenbrook
  • Greenberry
  • Harris
  • Hoskins
  • Kings Valley
  • Kopplein
  • Lewisburg
  • Noon
  • North Albany
  • Peak
  • Russell
  • Summit
  • Wren

Neighboring Counties

Lane | Lincoln | Linn | Polk

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References