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Time Zone: Butler County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of El Dorado is the Seat for Butler County.

Butler County is one of the original counties of Kansas and was founded August 25, 1855.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Butler had a population of 64,084 people. This is an increase of 7.74% since the last Census (which gave a population of 59,482 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Butler represented 2.21% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 9th most populous county (out of 105 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201065,880+10.76%+2.8% since 2009
200964,084+7.74%+1% since 2008
200863,452+6.67%+0.9% since 2007
200059,482The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Butler County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Butler County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
El Dorado   12,64312,0574.86% increase  
Andover   10,5816,69858% increase  
Augusta   8,7438,4233.8% increase  
Rose Hill   4,0913,43219.2% increase  
Douglass   1,8061,8130.39% decrease  

Websites for Butler County

Official Website:   www.bucoks.com/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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