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  • Benton County, Mississippi

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Benton County, Mississippi. It is locally believed that residents convinced the post-Civil War Reconstruction government that Benton County was named after U.S. Senator Thomas Hart Benton , but the name actually honored Confederate Brigadier General Samuel Benton of nearby Holly Springs in Marshall County . Adjacent Counties M...

  • Benton County, Minnesota

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Benton County, Minnesota. Official Website Overview Established in 1849 and organized in 1850, the county is one of the oldest in Minnesota. It was named for Thomas Hart Benton , a United States Senator from Missouri. Its county seat for many years was Sauk Rapids, at the confluence of the Sauk and Mississippi Rivers. The county...

  • Benton County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Benton County, Tennessee. It is not to be confused with the town of Benton in Polk County Official Website Overview Benton County is located in northwest Tennessee, bordering the western branch of the Tennessee River and 30 miles south of the Kentucky border. Aside from Camden, other major communities include agrarian communit...

  • Benton County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Benton County, Indiana. 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. Adjacent Counties Newton County Jasper County Wh...

  • Benton County, Washington

    Wikipedia The county is named for Thomas Hart Benton .

  • Benton County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Benton County, Iowa. Benton County was formed on December 21, 1837 from sections of Dubuque County. It was named after US Senator Thomas Hart Benton . Adjacent Counties Black Hawk County Buchanan County Linn County Iowa County Tama County Cities, Towns & Communities Atkins Belle Plaine Benton Big Grove ...

  • Benton County, Missouri

    Wikipedia The county is named after Thomas Hart Benton

  • Benton County, Oregon

    Wikipedia The county is named for Thomas Hart Benton .

  • Benton County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Benton County, Arkansas. Overview 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 September 30, 1836 and was named after Thomas Hart Benton , a U.S. Sen...

  • Battle of Pea Ridge, AR March 6-8, 1862 US Civil War

    Battle of Pea Ridge, AR Editors of American Heritage Magazine. A Guide to America's Greatest Historic Places, c. 1985, pp.9-10. Pea Ridge, just south of the Missouri border, was the site of the Federal victory that secured Missouri for the Union and influenced the course of the Civil War throughout the Mississippi Valley. This park [Pea Ridge National Military Park, 11 miles northeast of Ro...