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

The community of Morgantown is the Seat for Butler County.

Butler County was founded in 1810. Butler was created by taking area from Logan and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Butler had a population of 13,329 people. This is an increase of 2.45% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,010 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Butler represented 0.32% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 86th most populous county (out of 120 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
201012,690-2.46%-4.79% since 2009
200913,329+2.45%-0.22% since 2008
200813,358+2.67%+0.48% since 2007
200013,010The 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)
Morgantown   2,5592,5440.59% increase  
Rochester   1881861.08% increase  
Woodbury   --87 

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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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