National Register of Historic Places listings in Benton County, Washington

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Location of Benton County in Washington

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.[1] Out of over 90,000 National Register sites nationwide,[2] Washington is home to approximately 1,500,[3] and 15 of those are found partially or wholly in Benton County.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted October 4, 2018.[4]

Current listings[edit]

[5] Name on the Register Image Date listed[6] Location City or town Description
1 Benton County Courthouse
Benton County Courthouse
December 12, 1976
620 Market Street
46°12′13″N 119°46′14″W / 46.20349°N 119.77063°W / 46.20349; -119.77063 (Benton County Courthouse)
2 J. W. Carey House
J. W. Carey House
December 7, 1989
105 West Byron Road, about 1.2 miles (1.9 km) west of Prosser
46°11′52″N 119°47′30″W / 46.19785°N 119.79168°W / 46.19785; -119.79168 (J. W. Carey House)
3 Glade Creek Site October 21, 1977
Address restricted[7]
4 Gold Coast Historic District
Gold Coast Historic District
March 7, 2005
Roughly bounded by Willis Street to the north, Davison Avenue and Hunt Avenue to the east, Davison Avenue to the south, and George Washington Way to the west
46°17′52″N 119°16′17″W / 46.29777°N 119.27152°W / 46.29777; -119.27152 (Gold Coast Historic District)
5 Hanford B Reactor
Hanford B Reactor
April 3, 1992
About 5.3 miles (8.5 km) northeast of junction of State Route 24 and State Route 240 on the Hanford Site
46°37′49″N 119°38′51″W / 46.63032°N 119.64738°W / 46.63032; -119.64738 (Hanford B Reactor)
Richland Designated a National Historic Landmark August 19, 2008
6 Hanford Island Archeological Site
Hanford Island Archeological Site
August 28, 1976
Address restricted[7]
7 Hanford North Archeological District
Hanford North Archeological District
August 28, 1976
Address restricted[7]
8 Locke Island Archeological District
Locke Island Archeological District
August 28, 1976
Address restricted[7]
9 Rattlesnake Springs Sites May 4, 1976
Address restricted[7]
10 Ryegrass Archeological District January 31, 1976
Address restricted[7]
11 Snively Canyon Archeological District August 28, 1976
Address restricted[7]
12 Telegraph Island Petroglyphs March 10, 1975
Address restricted[7]
13 Tri-Cities Archaeological District
Tri-Cities Archaeological District
October 29, 1984
Address restricted[7]
14 U.S. Post Office – Prosser Main
U.S. Post Office – Prosser Main
August 7, 1991
1103 Meade Avenue
46°12′15″N 119°46′14″W / 46.2042°N 119.77043°W / 46.2042; -119.77043 (U.S. Post Office – Prosser Main)
15 Wooded Island Archeological District July 19, 1976
Address restricted[7]

Former listings[edit]

[5] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Summary
1 Prosser Steel Bridge July 16, 1982
July 16, 1990 Across Yakima River, on Grant Avenue
46°12′49″N 119°46′09″W / 46.21366°N 119.7692°W / 46.21366; -119.7692 (Prosser Steel Bridge)
Prosser Replaced with a modern bridge in 1986.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Andrus, Patrick W.; Shrimpton, Rebecca H.; et al. (2002), How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation, National Register Bulletin (15), National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, retrieved June 20, 2014.
  2. ^ National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places Program: Research, retrieved January 28, 2015.
  3. ^ Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Washington Information System for Architectural and Archaeological Records Data (WISAARD), retrieved February 14, 2015.
  4. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions"]. National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on October 4, 2018.
  5. ^ a b 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.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Federal and state laws and practices restrict general public access to information regarding the specific location of this resource. In some cases, this is to protect archeological sites from vandalism, while in other cases it is restricted at the request of the owner. See: Knoerl, John; Miller, Diane; Shrimpton, Rebecca H. (1990), Guidelines for Restricting Information about Historic and Prehistoric Resources, National Register Bulletin (29), National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, OCLC 20706997.

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