Benton County IA

Lookup Public Records in Benton CountyIowa. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Benton County, Iowa Overview

Benton County, Iowa had a population of 26,076 as of the 2010 census. The largest community and county seat is Vinton, and the county was named for Thomas Hart Benton, who was a US Senator from Missouri. Established in December 1937 the total area of the county is 718 square miles, two of which is water, and the remaining 716 square miles is land. Neighboring Iowa counties are: Black Hawk to the northwest, Buchanan to the northeast, Linn to the east, Iowa to the south and Tama to the west. Although 23 zip codes are used to canvas the county, the larfest one is 52349.

Benton County Clerk Information

Julie Hessenius is the clerk of court:
Benton County Courthouse
Clerk of Court, 2nd Floor
111 E 4th Street
PO Box 719
Vinton, IA 52349
(319) 472-2766
CountyClerk.Benton@iowacourts.gov

Benton County Records

Kelly Rae Geater
Benton County Treasurer
111 E 4th St. Ste 3
Vinton, IA 52349
bctreas@co.benton.ia.us
(319)472-2439

Property tax Collection, Issuance of Vehicle Titles and Registrations, and Driver License Issuance:

Online property tax payments and vehicle registration renewal payments:

The assessor address is:
111 E 4th Street
PO Box 549
Vinton, Iowa 52349
319-472-5211
bcassessor@co.benton.ia.us

To pay property taxes online, seek tax credit or exemptions, current levy rates, and valuation reports:

Lexa S. Speidel is the recorder
319-472-3309

Land records, fee schedule, real estate transfer tax inquiries:

Benton, IA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200932,147
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,341
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200954
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200964
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,752
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009350
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,058
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,241
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009231
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009575
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009128
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200912,831
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200974
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,370
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009401
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,285
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009216
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009565
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009589
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009830
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009117
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009303
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,914
Benton County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Benton County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title XV, Chapter 595 and Premarital Agreements – Title XV, Chapter 596
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Benton County Marriage License
Location:111 East 4th Street, Vinton, Iowa, 52349
Phone:319-472-3309

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