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Benton County, MO Public Records

Circuit Court - All Divisions
PO Box 37
Warsaw, MO 65355 http://home.positech.net/~dcourt/
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 660-438-7712
F: 660-438-5755
Couriers: 316 Van Buren
Warsaw, MO 65355
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Traffic, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, expunged, dismissed, or suspended imposition of sentence records released
Local ordinance cases are heard by one of the Municipal Courts, which are Divisions of the Circuit Court.

Benton County, MO Vital Records

Contact the Benton County Office of the Recorder of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Benton County
Recorder of Deeds
316 Van Buren St
Warsaw, MO 65355 www.bentoncomo.com/offices/record...
8AM-N 1PM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 660-438-5732
Fax: 660-438-3652

Benton County Vital Certificates

Benton County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Benton County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 705.51 sq mi
Population (2009): 18,461
  • Females: 50.8%
  • White: 97.6%
  • Black/African American: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 96.4%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,281
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.7%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 17.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 71.8%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 8.8%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.28
Housing Units (2000): 12,691
Homeownership Rate (2000): 82.2%
Migration Flow to Benton County, MO from (2007-2008):

Benton County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $157,219
  • Construction: $14,993
  • Retail Trade: $23,592
  • Professional and Technical Services: $4,853
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $7,153
  • Retail Trade: $23,592
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $6,415
  • Manufacturing: $13,014
  • Farms: $1,473
  • Government: $46,866
Employed (2000): 6,613
Unemployed (2000): 433
Unemployment Rate (2009): 10.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $23,663
Local Government Employment (2007): 891
Local Government Revenue (2007): $28,099 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $9,007 (thou. dol.)

Benton County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 167
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.0
Deaths (2007): 277
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Benton County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 65
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 4
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 60
Property Crimes (2008): 308
  • Burglary: 81
  • Larceny-Theft: 214
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 13

Benton County Genealogy Records