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

Benton County, Washington Overview

Benton County can be found in the south central region of Washington. Its county seat is Prosser. The county was formed in 1905 from parts of Klickitat and Yakima Counties. It was named in honor of a US Senator from Missouri, Thomas Hart Benton. The county’s total area is 1,760 square miles and its estimated population is 198,171 (2017). The adjacent counties are Grant County in the north, Franklin County in the northeast, Walla Walla County in the east, Umatilla County (OR) in the southeast, Morrow County (OR) in the south, Klickitat County in the southwest, and Yakima County in the west. The zip codes are 99320, 99336, 99337, 99338, 99345, 99346, 99350, 99352, 99353, and 99354.

Benton County Officials Information

In Benton County, the County Clerk is responsible for the filing and indexing of all court documents, providing calendars and dockets for hearings and trials, the preservation of documents and case files, issuing warrants and writs ordered by the court, and the handling and management of a trust account by order of the court.

County Clerk Office:
Address: 7122 W Okanogan Place Bldg-A, Kennewick, WA 99336-7665
Phone: 509.735.8388
The Clerk is also responsible for processing passport applications, acting as courthouse facilitator for unrepresented parties in family court, and collects statutory fees, fines, and restitution. In addition, the Clerk is tasked with jury management and acts as a quasi-judicial officer.

Benton Court Records Information

Anyone can search, view, and request for copies of public records at the Clerk’s office with the exception of those that are restricted, sealed, or confidential. You can also search records, request copies of documents, download court forms, and request CD copies of court proceedings online.

Benton, WA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009204,687
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200910,949
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009701
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,124
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009762
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20091,877
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20094,042
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200924,100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20092,863
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20096,393
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091,550
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200937,183
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009387
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009487
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200920,557
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20094,512
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200976
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20097,877
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20092,988
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009336
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,486
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20093,768
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20094,904
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009159
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009348
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20095,069
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009603
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20092,013
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009115
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200951,732
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 26, Ch. 26.04
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Benton County Marriage License
Location:5600 West Canal Drive, Kennewick, Washington, 99336
Phone:509-736-2727

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