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Welcome to Butler ...

The city of Butler is located in Pendleton County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Butler has a population of 581 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Butler is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Butler: (859)

The ZIP code for Butler: 41006<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Butler had an population of 581 people. This is a decrease of 5.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Butler had a population of 612 people. This makes Butler the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Butler represents 0.01% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 279th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 612 people, the population of Butler has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 613 people).

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

Communities Also Named Butler ...

While we believe that this Butler is located in Pendleton County, we know of another 2 Kentucky communities named Butler. Those communities are located in the following counties: Franklin and Logan County.

Beyond Kentucky, 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, 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.

  • Independence [Kenton County]
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    • Independence [Kenton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Butler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,903 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<7>
  • Alexandria [Campbell County]
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    • Alexandria [Campbell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Butler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<7>
  • Edgewood [Kenton County]
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    • Edgewood [Kenton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Butler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,779 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgewood<7>
  • Elsmere [Kenton County]
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    • Elsmere [Kenton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Butler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,646 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsmere have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Highland Heights [Campbell County]
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      • Highland Heights [Campbell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highland Heights<7>
    • Taylor Mill [Kenton County]
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      • Taylor Mill [Kenton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,820 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor Mill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor Mill<7>
    • Cold Spring [Campbell County]
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      • Cold Spring [Campbell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,628 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cold Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cold Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cold Spring<7>
    • Union [Boone County]
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      • Union [Boone County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,116 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<7>
    • Fort Wright [Kenton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Wright
      • Fort Wright [Kenton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,779 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Wright have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Wright
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Wright<7>
    • Amelia [Clermont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amelia
      • Amelia [Clermont County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Butler
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,039 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amelia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amelia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amelia<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.

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 in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Butler on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

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

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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 Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Pendleton, 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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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: 38.7872, Longitude: -84.3697    
<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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