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Revision as of 07:11, 7 January 2011

Template:Iowa-stubUnited States > Iowa > Benton County

County Courthouse

Benton County Courthouse
111 E. 4th St.
P. O. Box 719
Vinton, IA 52349-1771

(319) 833-3012

Benton County

History

Parent County

1837--Benton County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque County. Benton County was attached to Jackson and Linn Counties prior to organization 1 March 1846. County seat: Vinton [1]

Boundary Changes

1853 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

For a list of cities and townships go to hometownlocator.com or wikipedia.org.

Neighboring Counties

Black Hawk | Buchanan | Iowa | Johnson | Linn | Poweshiek | Tama

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).