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Welcome to Butler ...

The city of Butler is located in Taylor County<1> and is the County Seat for Taylor County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Butler has a population of 1,814 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Butler.

Butler is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Butler (for example, toward Phenix City (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Butler lies within the (478) area code.

The ZIP code for Butler: 31006<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Butler had an population of 1,814 people. This is a decrease of 8.01% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Butler had a population of 1,972 people (or 22.14% of the total population of Taylor County). This makes Butler the county's most populous community.

The population of Butler represents 0.02% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 228th most populous community.

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

Adding Butler to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Butler in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Butler was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Butler on our Genealogy Page.

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, Florida, 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.

Communities near Butler ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Butler.

  • Washington Square [Peach County]
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    • Washington Square [Peach County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Butler
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,963 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington Square have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington Square
  • Lee Pope [Crawford County]
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    • Lee Pope [Crawford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Butler
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lee Pope have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lee Pope
  • Marshallville [Macon County]
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    • Marshallville [Macon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Butler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,196 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshallville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshallville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marshallville<7>
  • Reynolds [Taylor County]
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    • Reynolds [Taylor County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Butler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 953 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reynolds have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reynolds
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reynolds<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Roberta [Crawford County]
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      • Roberta [Crawford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 950 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roberta have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roberta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roberta<7>
    • Talbotton [Talbot County]
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      • Talbotton [Talbot County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talbotton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talbotton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talbotton<7>
    • Ideal [Macon County]
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      • Ideal [Macon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ideal have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ideal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ideal<7>
    • Norwich [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
      • Norwich [Taylor County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Butler
      • Estimated population in 2019: 222 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwich have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Junction City [Talbot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction City
      • Junction City [Talbot County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Junction City<7>
    • Geneva [Talbot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
      • Geneva [Talbot County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 95 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Butler. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Butler.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Butler.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Butler. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Butler, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Butler.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Taylor County

About Georgia

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 State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Taylor, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Butler.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Butler - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Butler). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Butler or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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, 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 ButlerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Butler. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5575, Longitude: -84.2380    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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