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Church Name Location Dates Source
Baptist (Regular) Belle Plaine April 28,1877 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Baptist, Union Free-Will See Spencer's Grove Church
Baptist Norway 1872 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Baptist Shellsburg Feb. 1855 1878 Benton Co., IA History
United Brethren Vinton 1853 - 1858 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Baptist, First Vinton Feb. 23, 1856 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Catholic society Belle Plaine existed in 1878, no building 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Catholic Blairstown existed in 1878 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Catholic, St. Mary's Parish Church was in Spencer's Grove from 1872 to Oct. 26, 1969. New church in Urbana was dedicated Nov. 2, 1969. 1870 - present Urbana Bicentennial, 1976
Christian Church Mount Auburn March 2, 1873 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Christian Church Urbana, Polk Twp., sec. 35 1843 - present Benton Co. History, 1988
Christian Church Urbana, Polk Twp., sec. 35 1846 - present Urbana Bicentennial, 1976
Christian Church Vinton 1867 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Congregational Belle Plaine March, 1866 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Evangelical, German Trinity Belle Plaine 1865 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Evangelical Association Blairstown 1865 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Evangelical Association Eldorado 1862 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Evangelical Association Le Roy Township 1867 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Evangelical Association Vinton April, 1873 1878 Benton Co., IA History
First Universalist Belle Plaine Dec. 26, 1874 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Lutheran, Evangelical [German] Luzerne 1859 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Lutheran, St. Paul's Luzerne. "In 1861 a small church was on the site of the present Lutheran Cemetery". May 22, 1859 Belle Plaine, IA 1862-1962
Methodist, First Episcopal Belle Plaine June 2, 1866 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Methodist Episcopal Blairstown 1858 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Methodist Episcopal Irving July, 1857 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Methodist Episcopal Irving 1857 Belle Plaine, IA 1862-1962
Methodist Episcopal Mount Auburn July 13, 1872 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Methodist Episcopal Norway Winter of 1873-4 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Methodist Episcopal Shellsburg 1856 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Methodist Episcopal Vinton Fall of 1853 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Methodist, United Urbana 1847 - present Urbana Bicentennial, 1976
Moravian Church of United Brethren Blairstown June 16th, 1878 1878 Benton Co., IA History
New Jerusalem Society [Swedenborgians] Norway March, 1874 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Parker's Grove Sec. 28 of Canton Township August 1858 Vinton newspapers
Presbyterian Blairstown May 7th, 1864 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Presbyterian Norway about 1868 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Presbyterian, New School Shellsburg 1850 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Presbyterian Vinton June 17, 1872 - present 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Presbyterian, New School Vinton June 27, 1852 - June 17, 1872 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Presbyterian, Old School Vinton Feb. 25, 1854 - June 17, 1872 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Presbyterian, United Vinton 1857 - existed less than 20 yrs 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Presbyterian, United, Pratt Creek 7 miles NW of Vinton after 1857 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Presbyterian Watkins 1878 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Restitution Church, a society of Adventists Irving 1872 or '73 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Restitution Church Irving 1872 Belle Plaine, IA 1862-1962
Seventh Day Advent Belle Plaine before 1878 - dormant 1878 Benton Co., IA History
Spencer's Grove Church Polk Twp., sec. 2 1859 - present Mrs. Wilmer J. Robison, 1969



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