Benton County, Washington Genealogy

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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

Washington State Digital Archives has a database of Benton County Birth Records. This database contains the names of people who were born in Benton County from 1905-1907.

For FHL entries, 1905-1907, click here.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).