National Register of Historic Places listings in Benton County, Iowa

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Location of Benton County in Iowa

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Benton County, Iowa.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Benton County, Iowa, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a map.[1]

There are 16 properties listed on the National Register in the county.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted April 21, 2017.[2]
[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Belle Plaine Main Street Historic District
Belle Plaine Main Street Historic District
October 16, 2013
(#13000828)
Roughly bounded by 7th & 9th Avenues and 11th & 13th Streets
41°53′47″N 92°16′36″W / 41.896332°N 92.276557°W / 41.896332; -92.276557 (Belle Plaine Main Street Historic District)
Belle Plaine
2 Benton County Courthouse
Benton County Courthouse
October 8, 1976
(#76000733)
E. 4th St.
42°10′05″N 92°01′25″W / 42.168056°N 92.023611°W / 42.168056; -92.023611 (Benton County Courthouse)
Vinton Beaux Arts Renaissance classicism style 1905 County Courthouse.[6]
3 Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Passenger Station-Vinton
Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Passenger Station-Vinton
December 6, 1990
(#90001852)
612 2nd Ave.
42°09′55″N 92°01′19″W / 42.165278°N 92.021944°W / 42.165278; -92.021944 (Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Passenger Station-Vinton)
Vinton 1900 stone and brick depot with marble floor tiles and oak wood work. Within 3 years, became a part of the Rock Island line, also known as the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.[7]
4 Central Vinton Residential Historic District
Central Vinton Residential Historic District
November 21, 2012
(#12000948)
Roughly bounded by 2nd & D Aves., W. 13th & W. 6th Sts.
42°09′45″N 92°01′34″W / 42.16246°N 92.0262°W / 42.16246; -92.0262 (Central Vinton Residential Historic District)
Vinton Historic residential district representing the largest intact collection of contiguous mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century dwellings in Vinton. Most dwellings have not been significantly altered. The district also contains three churches built prior to 1955 which are included as contributing for their architectural significance.[8]
5 Herring Hotel
Herring Hotel
December 31, 2008
(#08001250)
718 13th St.
41°53′49″N 92°16′35″W / 41.89705°N 92.27636°W / 41.89705; -92.27636 (Herring Hotel)
Belle Plaine Built in 1900, this once prominent hotel was a version of the so-called "one-stop" along the Lincoln Highway where travelers could find lodging, food, entertainment, and service for their cars.[9]
6 Iowa Canning Company Seed House Building
Iowa Canning Company Seed House Building
March 12, 2012
(#12000094)
201 1st Ave.
42°10′10″N 92°01′29″W / 42.169336°N 92.024728°W / 42.169336; -92.024728 (Iowa Canning Company Seed House Building)
Vinton
7 James Greer McQuilkin Round Barn Upload image
June 30, 1986
(#86001414)
County Road D56
42°15′51″N 91°47′43″W / 42.264167°N 91.795278°W / 42.264167; -91.795278 (James Greer McQuilkin Round Barn)
Eagle Center Clay tile exterior round barn, classified as an Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station.[10]
8 Frank G. Ray House & Carriage House
Frank G. Ray House & Carriage House
December 10, 1982
(#82000403)
912 1st Ave.
42°09′44″N 92°01′26″W / 42.162222°N 92.023889°W / 42.162222; -92.023889 (Frank G. Ray House & Carriage House)
Vinton Late Victorian Queen Anne style home, built for the secretary of the Iowa Canning Company, Frank G. Ray. Property is also known as Ray Towers.[11]
9 Round Barn, Bruce Township Section 3 Upload image
June 30, 1986
(#86001415)
Off U.S. Route 218
42°17′31″N 92°14′08″W / 42.291944°N 92.235556°W / 42.291944; -92.235556 (Round Barn, Bruce Township Section 3)
Bruce Township
10 Round Barn, Bruce Township Section 6 Upload image
June 30, 1986
(#86001416)
West of U.S. Route 218
42°17′13″N 92°16′50″W / 42.286944°N 92.280556°W / 42.286944; -92.280556 (Round Barn, Bruce Township Section 6)
Bruce Township
11 Sankot Motor Company
Sankot Motor Company
July 28, 1995
(#95000558)
807 13th St.
41°53′49″N 92°16′32″W / 41.896944°N 92.275556°W / 41.896944; -92.275556 (Sankot Motor Company)
Belle Plaine
12 Shellsburg Bridge Upload image
June 25, 1998
(#98000770)
Pearl St. over Bear Creek
42°05′36″N 91°52′10″W / 42.09342°N 91.86948°W / 42.09342; -91.86948 (Shellsburg Bridge)
Shellsburg
13 Upper Stone Schoolhouse Upload image
July 7, 1983
(#83000340)
East of Vinton
42°10′28″N 91°53′29″W / 42.174444°N 91.891389°W / 42.174444; -91.891389 (Upper Stone Schoolhouse)
Vinton
14 Vinton Public Library
Vinton Public Library
May 23, 1983
(#83000341)
510 2nd Ave.
42°09′58″N 92°01′20″W / 42.166111°N 92.022222°W / 42.166111; -92.022222 (Vinton Public Library)
Vinton
15 Youngville Cafe
Youngville Cafe
February 1, 2007
(#06001321)
2409 73rd St.
41°57′57″N 92°01′32″W / 41.965833°N 92.025556°W / 41.965833; -92.025556 (Youngville Cafe)
Watkins
16 Frank E. and Katie (Cherveny) Zalesky House
Frank E. and Katie (Cherveny) Zalesky House
April 10, 2012
(#12000191)
802 9th Ave.
41°53′33″N 92°16′31″W / 41.892414°N 92.275309°W / 41.892414; -92.275309 (Frank E. and Katie (Cherveny) Zalesky House)
Belle Plaine

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  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. For about 1% of NRIS original coordinates, experience has shown that one or both coordinates are typos or otherwise extremely far off; some corrections may have been made. A more subtle problem causes many locations to be off by up to 150 yards, depending on location in the country: most NRIS coordinates were derived from tracing out latitude and longitudes off of USGS topographical quadrant maps created under the North American Datum of 1927, which differs from the current, highly accurate WGS84 GPS system used by most on-line maps. Chicago is about right, but NRIS longitudes in Washington are higher by about 4.5 seconds, and are lower by about 2.0 seconds in Maine. Latitudes differ by about 1.0 second in Florida. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on April 21, 2017.
  3. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-24). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  6. ^ Strawn, Olive. "National Register of Historic Places Inventory – Nomination Form: Benton County Courthouse" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 6 October 2015. 
  7. ^ Holzworth, Richard O. "National Register of Historic Places Inventory – Nomination Form: Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Passenger Station--Vinton" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 6 October 2015. 
  8. ^ Thomason, Philip. "National Register of Historic Places Inventory – Nomination Form: Central Vinton Residential Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 6 October 2015. 
  9. ^ Rogers, Leah. "National Register of Historic Places Inventory – Nomination Form: Herring Hotel" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 6 October 2015. 
  10. ^ McQuilkin, Kirk M. "National Register of Historic Places Inventory – Nomination Form: McQuilkin, James Greer, Round Barn" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 
  11. ^ Jacobsenorganization, James. "National Register of Historic Places Inventory – Nomination Form: Ray, Frank G., House & Carriage House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 7 October 2015.