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- Benton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 221,339, making it the second-most populous county in Arkansas. The county seat is Bentonville. The county was formed on 30 September 1836 and was named after Thomas Hart Benton, a U.S. Senator from Missouri. In 2012, Benton County voters elected to make the county wet, or a non-alcohol prohibition location.
- also known as Benton County, Arkansas
- founded on (179 years ago)
- part of Arkansas, Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area
- capital: Bentonville
- Benton County is a county located in the Willamette Valley region of the U.S. state of Oregon. As of the 2010 census, the population was 85,579. Its county seat is Corvallis. The county was named after Thomas Hart Benton, a U.S. senator who advocated U.S. control over the Oregon Country.
- Benton County is a county located in the south-central portion of the State of Washington. As of the 2010 census, its population was 175,177. The county seat is Prosser, and its largest city is Kennewick. The Columbia River demarcates the north, south, and east boundaries of the county.
- also known as Benton County, Washington
- founded on (110 years ago)
- part of Washington, Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area
- capital: Prosser
- Benton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,451. Its county seat is Foley. Established in 1849 and organized in 1850, the county is one of the oldest in Minnesota.
- Benton County is located in the northwest part of the U.S. state of Indiana, along the border with Illinois. As of 2010, the county's population was 8,854. It contains six incorporated towns as well as several small unincorporated settlements; it is also divided into 11 townships which provide local services. The county seat is Fowler.
- Benton County is a county located in the west central part of the U.S. state of Missouri. The population was 19,056 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. Its county seat is Warsaw. The county was organized January 3, 1835, and named for U.S. Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri.
- also known as Benton County, Missouri
- founded in (181 years ago)
- part of Missouri
- Benton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,076. Its county seat is Vinton. The county is named for Thomas Hart Benton, a U.S. Senator from Missouri.
- Benton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,489. Its county seat is Camden.
- Benton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,729. Its county seat is Ashland. Local lore has it that residents convinced the post-Civil War Reconstruction government that Benton County was to be named for U.S. Senator Thomas Hart Benton, but the name actually honored Confederate Brigadier General Samuel Benton from nearby Holly Springs.
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The Newspapers of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Schools by William Sturkey, Jon N. Hale
Benton County is a quiet and rural area of northern Mississippi. Although it was not known as a hotbed of civil rights activism, local African Americans participated in the NAACP and the Citizen's League, a small clandestine group of men that ...
With a Compendium of History, 1834-1904 : a Record of the Achievements of Its People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation by Timothy Horton Ball
Atkinson was born near Oxford, Benton county, Indiana, April 8, 1870, a son of Robert M. and Nancy E. (McClimans) Atkinson, both natives of Ohio. The family history goes back to the English Quaker settlement of Pennsylvania in 1682, ...
A New Medical Dictionary (1890)
Including All the Words and Phrases Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions. Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould
Siloam Springs, Siloam Springs, Benton County, Arkansas. Skaggs Springs, California. Slatersville Magnesic Spring, Slatersville, Tompkins County, New York . Social Hill Mineral Water, Kentucky. Sour Lake Springs, Sour Lake, Hardin County, ...
by James Matthew Morris, Andrea L. Kross
• APPENDIX Oregon Name Aurora Community New Odessa Community Union Mill Company Bride of Christ Rancho Rajneesh Location Willamette Valley Douglas County Tillamook County Benton County Antelope Pennsylvania Name ...
Washington, Oregon and Idaho, the Pacific Northwest by Ellis Arthur Davis
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- Benton County Cattlemen
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- Benton County Courthouse
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- Benton County Courthouse
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- Pygmy Rattlesnake. Caught in Benton County, Arkansas
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