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Butler, Florida

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Welcome to Butler ...

So far, we have found very little information about Butler. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Butler to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Butler, please Contact Us.

Butler would have been located within present day Jackson County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Butler is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Butler was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: While Butler is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

If Butler still existed, it would have been in the (850) area code.

Communities near Butler ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Altha   [Map]   526   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chattahoochee   [Map]   3,104   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Grand Ridge   [Map]   876   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   607   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   663   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Malone   [Map]   2,127   NW   17 miles [27.4 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 42 communities that are also named Butler - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, 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, Pennsylvania (2), 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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Butler. If available, we provide a satellite 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.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Butler) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7977, Longitude: -84.9441     [Map].

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<4>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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