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Benton County, Indiana

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Benton County was formed February 18, 1840. It is named for Thomas Hart Benton (D), U.S. Senator from Missouri. The original county seat selected in 1843 was Oxford, but after a long struggle between contending factions it was moved to Fowler in 1874.

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Cities & Towns

Ambia | Atkinson | Bolivar | Boswell | Center | Chase | Dunn | Dunnington | Earl Park | Fowler (County Seat) | Freeland Park | Gilboa | Grant | Handy | Hickory Grove | Lochiel | Oak Grove | Otterbein (part) | Oxford | Parish Grove | Pine | Raub | Richland | Swanington | Talbot | Templeton | Union | Wadena | York



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