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Butler, Indiana

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The location of Butler

Welcome to Butler ...

The city of Butler is located in DeKalb County.

The location of Butler has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Butler has a population of 2,694 people<2> (see below for details).

Butler is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Butler is located in the (260) area code.

The ZIP code for Butler: 46721<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Butler had a population of 2,684 people (or 6.36% of the total population of DeKalb County). This makes Butler the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Butler represents 0.04% of the population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 163rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,684 people, the population of Butler decreased 1.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,725 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Butler had an population of 2,694 people. This is an increase of 0.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.14% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 starting from Butler and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Angola   [Map]   8,655   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Auburn   [Map]   13,169   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Avilla   [Map]   2,425   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Garrett   [Map]   6,364   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kendallville   [Map]   9,848   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Leo-Cedarville   [Map]   3,789   SW   16 miles [25.7 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, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, 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. Our list includes 10 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 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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Indiana

About DeKalb County

About Indiana

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 Indiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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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<3>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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<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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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, 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: 41.4276, Longitude: -84.8723     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Butler have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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