The City of Bentonville was platted out at statehood when Bentonville became the county seat. Some of the first owners were recorded in 1837.
A list of these can be found here: http://www.argenweb.net/benton/deeds-Bentonville.htm
and can be coordinated with the map found here: http://www.argenweb.net/benton/deeds-BentonvillePlat.htm
This information is Copyright 2008 by Nancy Feroe, who compiled it from the county records. i have not copied any of it here in lieu of permission from Ms. Feroe but I don't think she will mind her website being linked through mine. She has a lot of interesting information about Benton County. You should take a look...