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Benton County was created out of Klickitat and Yakima Counties on March 8, 1905.

It was named after Missouri Senator Thomas Hart Benton.
The county seat is Prosser, and the largest city is Kennewick.
The Columbia River makes up the north, south, and east boundaries of the county.

Towns and Cities

* Benton City * Kennewick * Prosser * Richland * West Richland

Census-designated Places and Other Places
* Kiona * Paterson * Plymouth * Whitstran * Finley * Highland

Ghost Towns
* Hanford * White Bluffs


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Website Updates:
Mar 2013: BLAKE gossip news
Feb 2013: GROPP obit; Gossip news for MAURITZ
Nov 2012: obit for KRATZER

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Surrounding Counties

* Grant County, Washington - north
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Franklin County, Washington - northeast
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Walla Walla County, Washington - east
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Umatilla County, Oregon - south/southeast
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Morrow County, Oregon - south/southwest
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Klickitat County, Washington - west/southwest
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Yakima County, Washington - west

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