Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Benton County Records Inventory
County Court Case Files
Series documents the actions of the county court in civil and some criminal cases. Records include complaints, judgments, decrees, summonses, warrants, affidavits, writs, and an index. County court cases include spousal support, employment compensation, satisfaction of judgments, and divorce. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; case type; and filing dates of actions and decrees.
Records at the Benton County Courthouse, Clerk's Archive Vault:
County Court [Civil Case Files], no. 857-1301, 1912-1932 (3 cu.ft.);
Index County Court Civil Cases [Case Files], 1859-1910 (1 volume).
Records at the Benton County Courthouse, Clerk's Archive Vault, Side Room:
County Court [Civil Case Files], no. 1-856, 1859-1912 (7 cu.ft.);
County Court Civil [Case Files], no. 1302-1321, 1933-1938 (.25 cu.ft.).