Welcome to the Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society Web Page. The Society’s mission is to promote an understanding of the history of Scott County, Missouri, by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting that history and its relationship to the region, State, Nation and beyond to audiences of all ages and interests.
The Society has a research room in the Benton Riverside Regional Library located on U.S. Highway 61 one block north of the Scott County Courthouse.
We invite you to visit and use this resource center. It is open on Tuesday and Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and by appointment only on Wednesday and Saturday mornings. For an appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, visit Scott County, Missouri. Scott County was founded in 1821 when Missouri became a State. It was named after John Scott the first representative from the area. Benton, its county seat, was named after Thomas Hart Benton, the first senator of Missouri.
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