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Benton County is located in the Willamette Valley of Oregon

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The county seat of Benton County, Oregon, is Corvallis. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 77,192, an increase of 6,381 over the 1990 census. The county seat is well named. Taken from Latin, the name means "heart of the valley," and Benton County, as well as Corvallis, is in the heart of the Willamette Valley. Highway 20 connects Benton County with the Oregon Coast and Highway 99W joins the county to other points north and south. The Willamette River forms the eastern border of the county, which extends on the west into the Coast Range Mountains.

For information on county government, contact the National Association of Counties Web site.

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Location: Corvallis Oregon

Other Oregon Counties nearby:
(Corvallis) Benton County
(Corvallis) Benton County
(Newport) Lincoln County
(Albany) Linn County
(Albany) Linn County
(Salem) Marion County


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