Inventory of the County Archives of Oregon, No. 2 Benton County (28 MB file)
A detailed history of Benton County.
Shelf location: REF 979.5 BENTON
History of Benton County by David Fagan (Google Books)
Original index to History of Benton County
Revised index to History of Benton County
Shelf location: REF 979.5 FAGAN
Benton County Historic Article Scans Index
An index to a selection of more than 700 scanned newspaper articles, primarily of historic Benton County buildings and events. Please contact us for the scanned images.
Benton County Business Directories, 1867-1932. Searchable transcriptions hosted by the Benton County Historical Society. Primarily Corvallis, Monroe, and Philomath coverage.
Benton County Historic Register. Survey forms provide the details and stories of more than 50 historic properties in Benton County (credit deyanira source). Photographs are provided for several properties.
Enumeration of the inhabitants of Benton County… 1854
A list of Benton County residents in 1854
A History of Philomath College by C.G. Springer
Philomath College is now the site of the Benton County Historical Society & Museum
Other Benton County documents are available on the Oregon Parks & Recreation Department’s Benton County Historical Resources site and the Oregon State Library Digital Collections site.