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This list presents the full set of buildings, structures, objects, sites, or districts designated on the National Register of Historic Places in Benton County, Washington, and offers brief descriptive information about each of them. The National Register recognizes places of national, state, or local historic significance across the United States. Out of over 90,000 National Register sites nationwide, Washington is home to approximately 1,500, and 15 of those are found partially or wholly in Benton County.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Benton County Courthouse
Benton County Courthouse
December 12, 1976
(#76001869)
Dudley Ave. and Market St.
46°12′12″N 119°46′10″W / 46.203333°N 119.769444°W / 46.203333; -119.769444 (Benton County Courthouse)
Prosser
2 J. W. Carey House
J. W. Carey House
December 7, 1989
(#89002096)
Byron Rd., W of Prosser
46°11′45″N 119°48′05″W / 46.195833°N 119.801389°W / 46.195833; -119.801389 (J. W. Carey House)
Prosser
3 Glade Creek Site
October 21, 1977
(#77001330)
Address restricted
Prosser
4 Gold Coast Historic District
Gold Coast Historic District
March 7, 2005
(#04000315)
Roughly bounded by Willis St., Davison Ave., Hunt Ave., Davison Ave., and George Washington Way
46°17′53″N 119°16′12″W / 46.298056°N 119.27°W / 46.298056; -119.27 (Gold Coast Historic District)
Richland
5 Hanford B Reactor
Hanford B Reactor
April 3, 1992
(#92000245)
Near jct. of WA 24 and WA 240, Hanford Site
46°37′50″N 119°38′46″W / 46.630556°N 119.646111°W / 46.630556; -119.646111 (Hanford B Reactor)
Richland Designated a National Historic Landmark August 19, 2008
6 Hanford Island Archeological Site
Hanford Island Archeological Site
August 28, 1976
(#76001870)
Address restricted
Richland
7 Hanford North Archeological District
Hanford North Archeological District
August 28, 1976
(#76001871)
Address restricted
Richland
8 Locke Island Archeological District
August 28, 1976
(#76001872)
Address restricted
Richland
9 Rattlesnake Springs Sites
May 4, 1976
(#76001873)
Address restricted
Richland
10 Ryegrass Archeological District
January 31, 1976
(#76001874)
Address restricted
Richland
11 Snively Canyon Archeological District
August 28, 1976
(#76001875)
Address restricted
Richland
12 Telegraph Island Petroglyphs
March 10, 1975
(#75001840)
Address restricted
Paterson
13 Tri-Cities Archaeological District
October 29, 1984
(#84000468)
Address restricted
Kennewick
14 U.S. Post Office – Prosser Main
U.S. Post Office – Prosser Main
August 7, 1991
(#91000653)
1103 Meade Ave.
46°12′15″N 119°46′09″W / 46.204167°N 119.769167°W / 46.204167; -119.769167 (U.S. Post Office – Prosser Main)
Prosser
15 Wooded Island Archeological District
July 19, 1976
(#76001876)
Address restricted
Richland

Former listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Prosser Steel Bridge
July 16, 1982
(#82004195)
July 16, 1990
Spans Yakima River
Prosser

See also

External links

Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap 
  • Washington Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Historic Register program
  • National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places site
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