Benton County was established in 1836 and named for Missouri Senator Thomas Hart Benton (1782-1858), a staunch promoter of national expansion. Located in the far northwest corner of Arkansas, the county seat is Bentonville.

A list of the Benton County records microfilm available at the Arkansas State Archives can be found in our County records microfilm collection.

The results below are automatically collected from materials on this site that have been tagged with the Geographical Area of “Benton County (Ark.)” This list does not include all of the Arkansas State Archives’ materials regarding this county, but provides a starting point for research. Please click on each title below to learn more about it and the collection to which it belongs.

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Submissions from 2021

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Benton County (Ark.) annual school meeting notice, 1874

This collection contains one notice of school meeting.

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Benton County Historical Society clipping, 1954

This collection contains a clipping from an issue of the Northwest Arkansas Times published in June 1954 about the new Benton County Historical Society.

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Benton County Methodist Episcopal Church Sunday School report form, 1890

This collection contains a Sunday School report form for the Benton County Methodist Episcopal Church.

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F.P. Galbreath record, 1894

This collection contains an announcement for a section sale to be held in Benton County, Arkansas on April 1, 1895 and dated December 26, 1894.

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New Hope Society resolutions, 1878

This collection contains a preamble and resolutions pertaining to T.L. Rice from 1878, as well as an undated paper with charges against James A. Walden.

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Valley Spring Mills ledger, 1870-1871

This ledger from Valley Spring Mills in Benton County, Arkansas, covers 1870-1871.

Submissions from 2020

Arkansas 1880 Mortality Schedules, Benton County

Babb, Mary J.

Baker Family: Benton County

Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas, "The Final Advance of Our Troops"

Bella Vista Drive between Bentonville and Bella Vista, Benton County

Benton County

Benton County Baptist Association, Centennial Baptist Association, Delta Baptist Association

Benton county cemetery records

Bobo, Mrs. Gertie

Bobo, Mrs. Wm. J.

Caves near Bella Vista, Benton County

Census: Benton County, 1850

Census: Benton County, 1860

Census: Benton County, 1870 Folder 1

Census: Benton County, 1870 Folder 2

Chastain, T.J.

Churches: Bethel Historic Baptist Church, Benton County

Civil War: Benton County

Civil War: Pea Ridge Reminiscence

Clara B. Eno Collection: Flint Creek, Siloam Springs, Benton County, Arkansas

Clara B. Eno Collection: historical marker for Battlefield of Pea Ridge

Elkhorn Tavern

Elk Horn Tavern at Pea Ridge National Military Park

Forshay, Jesse H.

Harmonial Vegetarian Society, Benton County

Harris, J.M.

Long, J.W.

Lovelace - Morgan Family: Benton County

Minutes of the Benton County Baptist Association

Oakley, Elijah Preston

Osborn, Mrs. Mary E.

Patterson, Mrs. Wertler S.

Patterson, William Spensor

Pleasant Home Missionary Baptist Church Records, Benton County, Arkansas

Postmasters: Benton County

Rose, Peter

Schools: Siloam Springs District, Benton County

Spring Park near Bella Vista, Benton County

Springs near Bella Vista, Benton County

Structure located on property of War Eagle Mill near Rogers, Benton County

The Place Names of Benton County, Arkansas: Cheryl Barnwell Fenno

Townsend, J.W.

Tuck, John H.

Weatherly, G.

Williams, Mrs. Sarah A.

Wonderland Cave near Bella Vista, Benton County

Woods and mountain near Bella Vista and Bentonville, Benton County

Submissions from 2019

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Benton County

Submissions from 1992

General Highway Map Benton County. 1 print, 1992

Images from 1990

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Benton County at War, 1862-1864 (Side 1), Rick Parker

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Benton County at War, 1862-1864 (Side 2), Rick Parker

Submissions from 1988

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Benton County

General Highway Map Benton County. 1 print, 1988

Submissions from 1982

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Benton County

Submissions from 1978

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Benton County

General Highway Map Benton County. 1 print, 1978

Submissions from 1973

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Benton County

Submissions from 1967

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Benton County

Submissions from 1963

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Benton County

Submissions from 1959

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Benton County

Images from 1954

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Benton County, 1952-1954

Submissions from 1949

Grist mill near Cave Springs, Benton County

Submissions from 1948

Map of Benton County, Arkansas

Submissions from 1947

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Benton County

Submissions from 1939

Currie, Mrs. Wm. H.

Fishing scenes near Bentonville, Benton County

Submissions from 1938

Corley, Mrs. Sarah J.

Submissions from 1936

Blackburn, Mrs. Belle

Coffelt, James A.

Coffelt, Mrs. James A.

Map of Benton County

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August 16, Walter J. Lemke

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May 28, Walter J. Lemke

Submissions from 1934

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Pleasant Home Missionary Baptist Church records, 1903-1934

These records contain one ledger book with lists of members along with minutes of monthly church business meetings, correspondence, missionary reports, one photograph of John William West, and copies of annual “letters” to the Benton County Association.

Submissions from 1933

Evans, Mrs. A.H.

Willhite, A.J.

Submissions from 1932

Kennett, F.B.

Images from 1930

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Benton County townships map, 1930

Submissions from 1929

Kimmins, B.F.

Park Springs Hotel near Bentonville, Benton County

White River near Monte Ne, Benton County, Arkansas

Submissions from 1928

Chancellor, Mrs. Laura

Submissions from 1927

McCauley, Mrs. Mary

Submissions from 1926

Winn, William F.

Submissions from 1919

Wood, J.M.

Submissions from 1918

Armstrong, Thomas H. Benton

Walker, James Monroe

Submissions from 1916

Tucker, J.M.

Submissions from 1914

Lewis, J.M.

Lewis, Mrs. J.M.

Submissions from 1911

Conley, G. H.

Rich, M. V.

Setser, E. H.

Submissions from 1910

Map of Ozark Orchard Company's Benton County Land