Benton County, Oregon Genealogy

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County Courthouse

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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

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Quick Facts

Wikipedia
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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. 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

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

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].