County Profile: Benton

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Bates County, founded on January 3, 1835, was named for U.S. Senator Thomas Hart Benton.

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Senator Thomas Hart Benton

Benton County Notables

Founded:  January 3, 1835

County Seat: Warsaw

Largest City: Warsaw (2,127)

Population: 19,056

Size: 753 sq mi (1,950 km2)

Institutions: None

Famous Persons: None

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Benton County Courthouse (Warsaw)
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An aerial view of Warsaw, Missouri, which rest on the north bank of the Osage River

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A view of the Osage River, which winds its way eastward through Benton County

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