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

Benton County, Missouri Overview

Benton County is located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county was formed in 1835 and named after Thomas Hart Benton, a U.S. Senator from Missouri. The county seat is Warsaw. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 18,932 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 753 square miles of which 704 square miles is land and 48 square miles is water. Benton County borders the following counties: Pettis County to the north; Morgan County to the northeast; Camden County to the southeast; Hickory County to the south; St. Clair County to the southwest and Henry County to the west.Benton County has 13 zip codes. The zip codes are 64735, 65325, 65634, 65326, 65335, 65338, 65345, 64776, 65735, 65078, 65355, 65779 and 65360. The most populated zip code is 65355.

Benton County Circuit Clerk’s Office Information

The mailing address of the Benton County Circuit Clerk’s Office is:

P.O. Box 37
Warsaw, MO 65355

The physical address of the Benton County Circuit Clerk’s Office is:

316 Van Buren Street,
Warsaw, MO 65355
Email: cheryl.schultz@courts.mo.gov
Phone: (660) 438-7712
Fax: (660) 438-5755
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cheryl Schultz is the Benton County Circuit Clerk. She can be contacted at (660) 438-7712 or emailed at cheryl.schultz@courts.mo.gov

Benton County Clerk’s Office Information

The Benton County Clerk also serves as the county budget and financial officer. The County Clerk is the custodian of records such as contracts with the county and records all proceedings of the county commission and files related to the commission. The responsibilities of Benton County Clerk’s Office are:

  • Handle county insurance and accounts payable
  • Responsible for employee benefits, payroll, and personnel records
  • Responsible for voter registration, campaign finances, and conducting elections
  • Receive bids and file copies of bids and notices
  • Notary publics
  • Schedule appointments for the Board of Equalization and keep minutes and decisions of the board
  • Issue liquor and auctioneer licenses
  • Issue certification of value and rates of all political subdivisions
  • Issue certification and appointment of revenue for railroad and utility companies
  • Issue certification of local real estate and personal revenues chargeable to the Collector

    The mailing address of the Benton County Clerk’s Office is:

    P.O. Box 1238
    Warsaw, MO 65355

    The physical address of the Benton County Clerk’s Office is:

    316 Van Buren Street,
    Warsaw, MO 65355
    Email: susan.porterfield@bentoncomo.com
    Phone: (660) 438-7326
    Fax: (660) 438-3275
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Susan Porterfield is the Benton County Clerk. He can be contacted at (660) 438-7326 or emailed at susan.porterfield@bentoncomo.com

    Benton County Assessor’s Office Information

    The County Assessor of Benton County is responsible for assessing the values of all personal property and real estate in Benton County, transfers ownership of real estate on tax records, providing public information about property in the county, issues certificates of non-assessment of taxes (waivers), completes and updates county maps as property changes.

    The mailing address of the Benton County Assessor’s Office is:

    P.O. Box 40
    Warsaw, MO 65355

    The physical address of the Benton County Assessor’s Office is:

    316 Van Buren Street,
    Warsaw, MO 65355
    Email: rodger.reedy@bentoncomo.com or carla.brown@bentoncomo.com (Personal Property)
    Phone: (660) 438-5323 or (660) 438-5473 (Personal Property)
    Fax: (660) 438-3652 or (660) 438-2062 (Personal Property)
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Rodger L. Reedy is the Benton County Assessor. He can be contacted at (660) 438-5323 or emailed at rodger.reedy@bentoncomo.com

    Benton, MO Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200921,146
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,110
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200974
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009118
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009428
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,047
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200957
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009630
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200922
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20096,306
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,578
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009348
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200923
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200949
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009419
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200940
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009347
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009348
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009210
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009155
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,624
    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 93, Ch. 1
    All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
    Office:Benton County Marriage License
    Location:316 Van Buren Road, Warsaw, Missouri, 65355
    Phone:660-438-5732

    Benton County Recorder’s Office

    Address: 316 Van Buren St, Warsaw, MO 65355, United States
    Phone: (660) 438-5732

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