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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Franklin County, Washington|Franklin]] | [[Grant County, Washington|Grant]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat]] | [[Walla Walla County, Washington|Walla Walla]] | [[Yakima County, Washington|Yakima]] | [[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow County, Oregon]] | [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla County, Oregon]]
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*[[Franklin_County,_Washington|Franklin]]
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*[[Grant_County,_Washington|Grant]]
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*[[Klickitat_County,_Washington|Klickitat]]
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*[[Walla_Walla_County,_Washington|Walla Walla]]
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*[[Yakima_County,_Washington|Yakima]]
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*[[Morrow_County,_Oregon|Morrow County, Oregon]]
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*[[Umatilla_County,_Oregon|Umatilla County, Oregon]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 20:57, 15 December 2008

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

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

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).