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Welcome to Butler ...

The city of Butler is located in Butler County and is the County Seat for Butler County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Butler has a population of 13,155 people<1> (see below for details).

Butler was established in 1802.

The community of Butler is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Butler lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Butler had a population of 13,757 people (or 7.48% of the total population of Butler County). This makes Butler the county's most populous community.

The population of Butler represents 0.11% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,757 people, the population of Butler decreased 9.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,121 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Butler had an population of 13,155 people. This is a decrease of 4.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Butler.

Communities near Butler ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Butler and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brackenridge   [Map]   3,180   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Evans City   [Map]   1,755   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ford City   [Map]   2,847   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Freeport   [Map]   1,724   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kittanning   [Map]   3,846   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mars   [Map]   1,645   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Butler.

Communities Also Named Butler ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Butler: This one is located in Butler County and the other is located in Potter County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 42 communities that are also named Butler - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Butler.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Butler. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Butler. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Butler. Our list includes 30 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Butler:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Butler ...

Looking for more information about Butler? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Butler, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Butler.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Butler. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
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Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Butler. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Butler County: www.co.butler.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: www.state.pa.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Butler.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Butler - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in 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, 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: 40.8606, Longitude: -79.8867     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Butler have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Butler.



 
 
 

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