Benton County, Oregon

county in Oregon, United States

Benton County is a county in the U.S. state of Oregon. As of the 2010 census, the population was 85,579.[1] Its county seat is Corvallis.[2]

Benton County
Benton County Courthouse in Corvallis
Benton County Courthouse in Corvallis
Map of Oregon highlighting Benton County
Location within the U.S. state of Oregon
Map of the United States highlighting Oregon
Oregon's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 44°29′25″N 123°25′57″W / 44.490277777778°N 123.4325°W / 44.490277777778; -123.4325
Country United States
State Oregon
FoundedDecember 23, 1847
Largest cityCorvallis
 • Total679 sq mi (1,760 km2)
 • Land676 sq mi (1,750 km2)
 • Water2.7 sq mi (7 km2)  0.4%
 • Estimate 
 • Density127/sq mi (49/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
Congressional districts4th, 5th

References change

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved November 14, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved June 7, 2011.