Difference between revisions of "Benton County, Oregon Genealogy"

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[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.  
 
[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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*Parts were taken to create [[Lincoln County, Oregon|Lincoln County]] 20 February 1893 and [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua County]] 28 January 1851.
 
*Parts were taken to create [[Lincoln County, Oregon|Lincoln County]] 20 February 1893 and [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua County]] 28 January 1851.
  
 
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== <br>Record Loss  ==
=== Record Loss  ===
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==

Revision as of 22:46, 30 September 2008

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

County Courthouse

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

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


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

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References