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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Arkansas|Arkansas]]&nbsp;&gt; Benton County'' <br> <br> {{Adoption ARGenWeb}} Benton County, founded September 30, 1836, was formed from [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Washington_County,_Arkansas Washington] County, and is located in the northwest corner of Arkansas on the Ozark plateau. It adjoins Oklahoma to the west and Missouri to the north. The county seat is Bentonville, named in honor of U.S Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri, who was instrumental in helping the Arkansas Territory achieve statehood. <br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Arkansas|Arkansas]]&nbsp;&gt; Benton County'' <br><br>{{Adoption ARGenWeb}}
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== County Courthouse<br>  ==
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Benton County Courthouse<br>215 E. Central, Suite 217<br>Bentonville, AR 72712-0699<br>Telephone: 479.271.1013 <br>  
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Benton County, founded September 30, 1836, was formed from [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Washington_County,_Arkansas Washington] County, and is located in the northwest corner of Arkansas on the Ozark plateau. It adjoins Oklahoma to the west and Missouri to the north. The county seat is Bentonville, named in honor of U.S Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri, who was instrumental in helping the Arkansas Territory achieve statehood. <br>
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== County Courthouse<br> ==
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Benton County Courthouse<br>215 E. Central, Suite 217<br>Bentonville, AR 72712-0699<br>Telephone: 479.271.1013 <br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Parent County<br> ====
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*'''1836'''--Benton County was created 30 September 1836 from [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Washington_County,_Arkansas Washington] County. County seat: Bentonville. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>
 
*'''1836'''--Benton County was created 30 September 1836 from [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Washington_County,_Arkansas Washington] County. County seat: Bentonville. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Bella Vista<br>Bentonville<br>Centerton<br>Cherokee City<br>Cross Roads<br>Decatur<br>Garfield<br>Gentry<br>Gravette<br>Rogers<br>Siloam Springs<br>Sulphur Springs<br>  
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Bella Vista<br>Bentonville<br>Centerton<br>Cherokee City<br>Cross Roads<br>Decatur<br>Garfield<br>Gentry<br>Gravette<br>Rogers<br>Siloam Springs<br>Sulphur Springs<br>
  
 
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/benton/census/1840Index.html 1840 Federal Census] Index and transcriptions, Benton County ARGenWeb<br>  
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/benton/census/1840Index.html 1840 Federal Census] Index and transcriptions, Benton County ARGenWeb<br>
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/benton/census/1850IndexA-D.htm 1850 Federal Census] Index and transcriptions, Benton County ARGenWeb<br>
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/benton/census/1850IndexA-D.htm 1850 Federal Census] Index and transcriptions, Benton County ARGenWeb<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.co.benton.ar.us/BCHS/index.html Benton County Historical Society]<br>  
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*[http://www.co.benton.ar.us/BCHS/index.html Benton County Historical Society]<br>
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arnwags Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arnwags Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society]  
 
*[http://www.bvpl.org/ Bella Vista Public Library]<br>11 Dickens Place<br>Bella Vista AR 72714  
 
*[http://www.bvpl.org/ Bella Vista Public Library]<br>11 Dickens Place<br>Bella Vista AR 72714  
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Founded September 30, 1836
County Seat Bentonville
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Benton County, founded September 30, 1836, was formed from Washington County, and is located in the northwest corner of Arkansas on the Ozark plateau. It adjoins Oklahoma to the west and Missouri to the north. The county seat is Bentonville, named in honor of U.S Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri, who was instrumental in helping the Arkansas Territory achieve statehood. 

County Courthouse

Benton County Courthouse
215 E. Central, Suite 217
Bentonville, AR 72712-0699
Telephone: 479.271.1013

History

Parent County

  • 1836--Benton County was created 30 September 1836 from Washington County. County seat: Bentonville. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bella Vista
Bentonville
Centerton
Cherokee City
Cross Roads
Decatur
Garfield
Gentry
Gravette
Rogers
Siloam Springs
Sulphur Springs

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital version at Google Books. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Benton County on page 191.]
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]

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).