Place:Benton, Iowa, United States

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NameBenton
Alt namesBentonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates42.067°N 92.067°W
Located inIowa, United States     (1837 - )
See alsoLinn, Iowa, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Benton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its county seat is Vinton. The county is named for Thomas Hart Benton, a U.S. Senator from Missouri. It is one of the three counties that make up the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 26,076 in the 2010 census, an increase from 25,308 in 2000.[1]

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1837 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1847 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1852 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 672
1860 8,496
1870 22,454
1880 24,888
1890 24,178
1900 25,177
1910 23,156
1920 24,080
1930 22,851
1940 22,879
1950 22,656
1960 23,422
1970 22,885
1980 23,649
1990 22,429


Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Benton County, Iowa, United States


Research Tips

External links

www.rootsweb.com/~iabenton/


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