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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Butler.

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How Far From Butler to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a town such as Butler to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Butler to:

  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 115 miles [185.1 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Butler to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 783 miles [1,260.1 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,679 miles [10,748.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,386 miles [11,886.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,263 miles [8,470 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Butler ...

We have found 42 communities that share the name Butler.

While the name Butler is unique within Alabama, we know of another 42 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arizona

Mohave County

Our profile page for Butler, Mohave County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,492 miles [2,401.1 km] to the West Northwest

Arkansas

Mississippi County

Our profile page for Butler, Mississippi County   [Map]
Distance: About 262 miles [421.6 km] to the North Northwest

California

Fresno County

Our profile page for Butler, Fresno County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 1,812 miles [2,916.1 km] to the West Northwest

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Butler, Los Angeles County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,720 miles [2,768.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Colorado

Larimer County

Our profile page for Butler, Larimer County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Larimer County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Florida

Jackson County

Our profile page for Butler, Jackson County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 212 miles [341.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Georgia

Taylor County

Our profile page for Butler, Taylor County   [Map]
Distance: About 234 miles [376.6 km] to the East

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Illinois

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Butler, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 495 miles [796.6 km] to the North

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Indiana

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Butler, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 670 miles [1,078.3 km] to the North Northeast

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Iowa

Keokuk County

Our profile page for Butler, Keokuk County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Keokuk County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kansas

Pottawatomie County

Our profile page for Butler, Pottawatomie County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Pottawatomie County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Franklin County

Our profile page for Butler, Franklin County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Franklin County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Logan County

Our profile page for Butler, Logan County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Logan County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Pendleton County

Our profile page for Butler, Pendleton County   [Map]
Distance: About 510 miles [820.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

De Soto Parish

Our profile page for Butler, De Soto Parish   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 307 miles [494.1 km] to the West

Plaquemines Parish

Our profile page for Butler, Plaquemines Parish
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Plaquemines Parish, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Butler   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,396 miles [2,246.6 km] to the North Northwest

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Maryland

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Butler, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 821 miles [1,321.3 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Branch County

Our profile page for Butler, Branch County   [Map]
Distance: About 712 miles [1,145.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Minnesota

Otter Tail County

Our profile page for Butler, Otter Tail County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,076 miles [1,731.7 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Holmes County

Our profile page for Butler, Holmes County   [Map]
Distance: About 144 miles [231.7 km] to the Northwest

Warren County

Our profile page for Butler, Warren County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Warren County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Missouri

Bates County

Our profile page for Butler, Bates County   [Map]
Distance: About 548 miles [881.9 km] to the Northwest

Boone County

Our profile page for Butler, Boone County
Although located in Boone County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Montana

Lewis and Clark County

Our profile page for Butler, Lewis and Clark County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lewis and Clark County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Nebraska

Buffalo County

Our profile page for Butler, Buffalo County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Buffalo County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New Jersey

Morris County

Our profile page for Butler, Morris County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Morris County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New York

Kings County

Our profile page for Butler, Kings County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Kings County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ohio

Richland County

Our profile page for Butler, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 668 miles [1,075 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Custer County

Our profile page for Butler, Custer County   [Map]
Distance: About 674 miles [1,084.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Ontario

Our profile page for Butler   [Map]
Distance: About 1,213 miles [1,952.1 km] to the North

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Pennsylvania

Butler County

Our profile page for Butler, Butler County   [Map]
Distance: About 760 miles [1,223.1 km] to the North Northeast

Potter County

Our profile page for Butler, Potter County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Potter County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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South Dakota

Day County

Our profile page for Butler, Day County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,041 miles [1,675.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Tennessee

Johnson County

Our profile page for Butler, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 459 miles [738.7 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Bastrop County

Our profile page for Butler, Bastrop County   [Map]
Distance: About 550 miles [885.1 km] to the West

Freestone County

Our profile page for Butler, Freestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 452 miles [727.4 km] to the West

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Virginia

Loudoun County

Our profile page for Butler, Loudoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 763 miles [1,227.9 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

Kitsap County

Our profile page for Butler, Kitsap County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Kitsap County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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West Virginia

Mason County

Our profile page for Butler, Mason County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Mason County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Wisconsin

Milwaukee County

Our profile page for Butler, Milwaukee County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Milwaukee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Waukesha County

Our profile page for Butler, Waukesha County   [Map]
Distance: About 760 miles [1,223.1 km] to the North

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Butler. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Butler) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Butler. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Butler

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Butler. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0952, Longitude: -88.2139     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Butler have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Butler to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 314.421 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.955 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.141 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Butler, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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