Place:Benton, Missouri, United States

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Benton County is a county located in west central Missouri in the United States. 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.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1835 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1835 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1837 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 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
1883 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
1840 4,205
1850 5,015
1860 9,072
1870 11,322
1880 12,396
1890 14,973
1900 16,556
1910 14,881
1920 12,989
1930 11,708
1940 11,142
1950 9,080
1960 8,737
1970 9,695
1980 12,183
1990 13,859

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