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Welcome to Butte ...

The city of Butte is located in McLean County<1>.

The location of Butte has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Butte has a population of 76 people<3> (see below for details).

Butte was established in 1906.

The community of Butte is 1,730 feet [527 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Butte lies within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Butte had an population of 76 people. This is an increase of 11.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Butte had a population of 68 people. This makes Butte the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Butte represents 0.01% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 317th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 68 people, the population of Butte decreased 26.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 92 people).

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

Communities Also Named Butte ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Butte - they are located in Alaska, Alberta, California, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Utah.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Butte.

Communities near Butte ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Butte.

  • Velva [McHenry County]
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    • Velva [McHenry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Butte
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,190 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Velva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Velva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Velva<6>
  • Drake [McHenry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drake
    • Drake [McHenry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Butte
    • Estimated population in 2019: 268 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drake<6>
  • Anamoose [McHenry County]
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    • Anamoose [McHenry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Butte
    • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anamoose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anamoose
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anamoose<6>
  • Karlsruhe [McHenry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Karlsruhe
    • Karlsruhe [McHenry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Butte
    • Estimated population in 2019: 86 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Karlsruhe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Karlsruhe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Karlsruhe<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Benedict [McLean County]
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      • Benedict [McLean County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Butte
      • Estimated population in 2019: 76 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benedict have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benedict
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benedict<6>
    • Voltaire [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Voltaire
      • Voltaire [McHenry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Butte
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Voltaire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Voltaire
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Voltaire<6>
    • Balfour [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balfour
      • Balfour [McHenry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Butte
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balfour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Balfour
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Balfour<6>
    • Kief [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kief
      • Kief [McHenry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Butte
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kief
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kief<6>
    • Bergen [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bergen
      • Bergen [McHenry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Butte
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bergen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bergen
    • Ruso [McLean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruso
      • Ruso [McLean County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Butte
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruso
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruso<6>

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 Butte. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Butte.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Butte. 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 Butte.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Butte. See our Newspapers Page for Butte.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Butte ...

Looking for more information about Butte? 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 Butte, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Butte.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within North Dakota

About McLean County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Butte. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for McLean County: www.visitmcleancounty.com/

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including McLean, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Butte.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Butte - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Butte) 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 Butte. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Butte

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Butte. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8375, Longitude: -100.6663       In this case, the coordinates for Butte have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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