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The location of Butler









Welcome to Butler ...

Butler is located in Otter Tail County.

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

Butler is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Butler: (218)

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 from Butler and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bluffton   [Map]   212   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dent   [Map]   189   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Frazee   [Map]   1,391   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Menahga   [Map]   1,313   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
New York Mills   [Map]   1,224   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Perham   [Map]   3,421   SW   12 miles [19.3 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, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, 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.

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.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Butler, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Butler.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Minnesota

About Otter Tail County

About Minnesota

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 Otter Tail County: www.co.otter-tail.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: www.state.mn.us/


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>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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<3>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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Butler. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6880, Longitude: -95.3531     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Butler have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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