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 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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