Benton County, Washington Basics:

Benton County Washington - Government Site

Population: 182,383
Area: 1700 square miles
County seat: Prosser
Area code(s) in use: 509
Time zone: PST
High school graduate or higher: 88.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
Median household income: $60,300
Persons in poverty: 12.9%
Home ownership rate: 69.1%
Mean travel time to work: 21.3 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Franklin  Grant  Klickitat  Morrow (OR)  Umatilla (OR)  Walla Walla  Yakima  

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Map of the Benton County area

Our detail map of Benton County shows the Benton County, Washington boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Benton County, Washington

  Airports     show all on map

Columbia Crest Winery Airport, Coopers Landing Airport, Kennewick General Hospital Heliport, Mc Whorter Ranch Airport, Prosser Airport, Prosser Hospital Heliport, Richland Airport, Vista Field Airport, WNP-2 Plant Support Facility Heliport, Woodfield Airport

  Areas     show all on map

Rattlesnake Hills Research Natural Area, Tomar

  Bars     show all on map

China Bar

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Snively Basin

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Twin Bridges, Vernita Bridge

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Amon Pumping Station, Benton County Fire District 1 Office, Benton County Fire District 1 Station 110, Benton County Fire District 1 Station 120, Benton County Fire District 1 Station 130, Benton County Fire District 1 Station 140, Benton County Fire District 1 Station 150, Benton County Fire District 2, Benton County Fire District 2, Benton County Fire District 6, Benton County Fire District 6, Benton County Fire District 6, Benton County Fire Protection District 4, Benton County Fire Protection District 4 Station 410, Benton County Fire Protection District 5 Station 510, Benton County Fire Protection District 5 Station 520, Benton County Fire Protection District 5 Station 530, Benton County Fire Protection District 5 Station 540, Benton County Sheriff's Office, Department of Energy Hanford Site - Hanford Fire Department Station 91, Department of Energy Hanford Site - Hanford Fire Department Station 93, Department of Energy Hanford Site - Hanford Fire Department Station 94, Department of Engery Hanford Site - Hanford Fire Department Station 92, Fast Flux Test Facility, Kennewick Fire Department Station 1, Kennewick Fire Department Station 2, Kennewick Fire Department Station 3, Kennewick Fire Department Station 4, Kennewick Police Department, Prosser Fire District 3 Station 310, Prosser Fire District 3 Station 320, Prosser Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services, Prosser Police Department, Richland Fire and Emergency Services Station 71, Richland Fire Dept Station 72, Richland Fire Dept Station 73, West Richland Police Department

  Canals     show all on map

A P Canal, A P Lateral, Amon Wasteway, Chandler Canal, Columbia Canal, Columbia Canal Number 1, Columbia Canal Number 2, Columbia Canal Number 3, Division Four Canal, East Badger Lateral, Hanford Ditch, Highland Feeder Canal, Highlift Canal, Horn Rapids Canal, Horn Rapids Ditch, Kennewick Main Canal, Kiona Canal, Lateral Number 1.8 (historical), McWhorter Canal, Prosser East Lateral, Prosser West Lateral, Prosser West Lateral, West Badger Lateral

  Capes     show all on map

Columbia Point

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Evergreen Cemetery, Resthaven Cemetery, Riverview Heights Cemetery, Sunset Memorial Gardens

  Census     show all on map

Finley Census Designated Place, Highland Census Designated Place

  Channels     show all on map

Hanford Reach, Homly Channel, North Channel Columbia River, South Channel Columbia River, West Channel

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West Side Church

  Dams     show all on map

Blair Reservoir Dam, Burlingame Dam, Coffin Sheep Dam, Coffin Sheep Dam Number Three, Columbia Park Dam, Horn Rapids Dam, Meadow Springs Dam, Pat Owens Dam, Prosser Dam, Sandpiper Farms Leveling Pond Dam, U and I McNary Number One Reservoir Dam

  Flats     show all on map

Iowa Flats

  Gaps     show all on map

Goose Gap, Goose Gap, The Gap

  Guts     show all on map

Paterson Slough

  Hospitals     show all on map

Kadlec Medical Center, Kennewick General Hospital, Lourdes Counseling Center, Prosser Memorial Hospital

  Islands     show all on map

Bateman Island, Big Blalock Island, Blalock Island, Blalock Islands, Clover Island, Cooks Island (historical), Coyote Islands (historical), Fox Island, Island Number 18 (historical), Johnson Island, Lasts Island (historical), Little Blalock Island, Monument Island, Nelson Island, Number 18 Island (historical), Rock Island, Sand Island, Songbird Island, Telegraph Island, The Island, Van Skinner Island, Whitcomb Island, Wooded Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Badlands Lakes, Lost Lake, Mound Pond, Palmer Pond, Switch Pond, Yellepit Pond

  Locales     show all on map

Allard, Anderson Ranch, Barger, Bennett Ranch, Benson Ranch, Berrian, Biggam, Buckskin Golf Club, Canyon Lakes Golf Course, Chandler, Chandler Power and Pumping Plant, Cold Creek, Columbia Park Golf Course, Columbia Point Golf Course, Columbia Shopping Center, Columbia Square, Davis Ranch, Emerson Nipple, Erie, Gravel Pit, Grosscup, Hanford Road Barricade, Hanford Site, Hodges Ranch, Horn Rapids Desert Style Golf Course, Hover, Kennewick Plaza, Ledbeder Substation, Lenzie Ranch, McWhorter Ranch, Midtown Plaza, Midway Substation, Mottinger, Prior Ranch, Riverland, Roberts Ranch, Sage, Sham-na-pum Golf Course, Snively Ranch, The Badlands, The Highlands Center, Three Hundred North Radioactive Waste Dump, Tri-Cities Center, Tri-City Golf Course, West Richland Municipal Golf Course, Westgate Shopping Center, Wye Barricade, Wye Radioactive Waste Dump, Youngs Ranch

  Parks     show all on map

Chamna Natural Preserve, Columbia Park (historical), Columbia Point Marina Park, Crow Butte State Park, Farrand Park, Fruitland Park, Hatfield Park, Horn Rapids County Park, Hover Park, Howard Amon Park, James J Lawless Park, Jefferson Park, John Day Park, John Day Wildlife Management Area, Keewaydin Park, Kennewick Game Farm (historical), Lawrence Scott Park, Layton Park, Leslie Groves Park, Madame Dorion Memorial Park, Paul Liddell Park, Plymouth Park, Rattlesnake Slope State Wildlife Recreation Area, Riverview Natural Preserve, Sanders Field, Two Rivers Park, Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge, Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge, Underwood Park, W E Johnson Park, Westwood Park

  Plains     show all on map

Columbia Plateau

  Populated Places     show all on map

Apricot, Audrey, Badger, Benton City, Berrian, Bettie, Chaffee, East White Bluffs, Edna, Ethel, Finley, Geneva Junction, Gibbon, Ginger, Hanford, Hedges, Helen, Highland, Horse Heaven, Island View, Kennewick, Kinneyville (historical), Kiona, Longview (historical), May Junction, Nancy, North McNary, North Prosser, Paterson, Pearl, Pierce, Plymouth, Port of Kennewick, Prosser, Richland, Richland Junction, Richland Y, Ruby, Ruth, South Highlands, Susie, Vista, Wahluke, West Highlands, West Richland, Whitcomb, White Bluffs, Whitstran, Willa, Yellepit

  Ranges     show all on map

Horse Heaven Hills

  Rapidss     show all on map

Coyote Rapids, Horn Rapids, Umatilla Rapids (historical)

  Reserves     show all on map

Crow Butte Treaty Fishing Access Site

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Ben Blair Pond, Lake Wallula, Meadow Springs Reservoir, Sandpiper Farms Leveling Pond, U and I McNary Number One Reservoir

  Ridges     show all on map

Canoe Ridge, Horse Heaven Hills, Paterson Ridge, Sagebrush Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Bethlehem Luthern School, Canyon View Elementary School, Carmichael Junior High School, Cascade Elementary School, Chief Joseph Junior High School, Christ the King School, Desert Hills Middle School, Desert Hills Middle School, Eastgate Elementary School, Edison Elementary School, Erikson Home School, Finley Elementary School, Fruitland School, Hanford Secondary School, Hawthorne Elementary School, Highlands Middle School, Housel Middle School, Jason Lee School, Jefferson School, Kamiakin High School, Kamiakin High School, Kennewick High School, Kiona-Benton City Elementary School, Lewis and Clark School, Lincoln Elementary School, Lincoln School, Park Middle School, Paterson Elementary School, Paterson Elementary School, Plymouth Elementary School, Prosser Heights School, Prosser High School, Richland High School, River View School, Sacajawea School, Saint Josephs School, Southgate Elementary School, Spalding School, Sunset View Elementary School, Sunset View School, Tri City Area Vocational Skills Center, Vista Elementary School, Vista School, Washington Elementary School, Washington State University Experimental Station, Westgate Elementary School, Whitman School

  Springs     show all on map

Badger Spring, Barrel Springs, Bennett Spring, Benson Spring, Bowden Springs, Coyote Springs, Doke Spring, Joe Spring, Juniper Springs, Katie Fleck Spring, Lonesome Spring, Lower Maiden Spring, Lower Snively Spring, Maiden Spring, Matney Spring, McKinley Springs, Olson Spring, Railroad Spring, Rattlesnake Spring, Sam White Spring, Section 5 Spring, Section 9 Spring, Snively Spring, Upper Snively Spring, Virgil O McWhorter Spring, West Maiden Spring, Wissel Spring

  Streams     show all on map

Cold Creek, Corral Creek, Dry Creek, East Branch Glade Creek, Glade Creek, Rattlesnake Creek, Snipes Creek, Spring Creek, Yakima River

  Summits     show all on map

Badger Mountain, Candy Mountain, Chandler Butte, Crow Butte, Flat Top Hill, Gable Butte, Gable Mountain, Goose Egg Hill, Goose Hill, Johnson Butte, Jump Off Joe, Lookout, Quarry Butte, Rattlesnake Mountain, Red Mountain, Royer Hill, Sillusi Butte, The Butte, The Horn

  Towers     show all on map

KACA-FM (Prosser), KACA-FM (Prosser), KARY-AM (Prosser), KARY-FM (Grandview), KEPR-TV (Pasco), KEYW-FM (Pasco), KFAE-FM (Richland), KGDN-FM (Pasco), KIOK-FM (Richland), KNDU-TV (Richland), KONA-AM (Kennewick-Richland-Pasco), KONA-FM (Kennewick), KORD-FM (Richland), KOTY-FM (Richland), KOTY-FM (Richland), KTCR-AM (Kennewick), KTCV-FM (Kennewick), KTNW-TV (Richland), KVEW-TV (Kennewick)

  Valleys     show all on map

Amon Canyon, Artesian Coulee, Badger Canyon, Bing Canyon, Bofer Canyon, Carter Canyon, Cold Creek Valley, Corral Canyon, Coyote Canyon, Coyote Canyon, Crow Canyon, Dead Canyon, Fourmile Canyon, Kelly Gulch, McCoy Canyon, Moore Canyon, Nine Canyon, Prospect Canyon, Rush Canyon, Scouten Canyon, Sheep Canyon, Snively Gulch, Spaw Canyon, Straub Canyon, Switzler Canyon, Taylor Canyon, Webber Canyon, Zintel Canyon

  Wells     show all on map

Amon Well, Big Well, Bofer Well, Cresswell Well, Creswell Well, Edwards Well, Idle Well, McGee Well, Orcutt Well, Root Well, Sweanys Well, Taylor Well, Williams Wells, Youngs Well,

Benton County, Washington Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteBenton County White population 166,880166,880  
AsianBenton County Asian population 5,2895,289
MixedBenton County Mixed population 4,9244,924
BlackBenton County Black population 2,7362,735
American IndianBenton County American Indian population 2,1892,188
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderBenton County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 365364

Additional population tables :
State population table
Washington population by county