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Welcome to Butler ...

The village of Butler is located in Waukesha County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Butler has a population of 1,800 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Butler is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Butler had an population of 1,800 people. This is a decrease of 2.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Butler had a population of 1,841 people. This makes Butler the county's 31st most populous community.

The population of Butler represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 479th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,841 people, the population of Butler decreased 2.13% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,881 people).

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

Communities Also Named Butler ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Butler: This one is located in Waukesha County and the other is located in Milwaukee County.

Beyond Wisconsin, 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, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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.

  • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County]
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    • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Butler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 589,067 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milwaukee
  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
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    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Butler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,376 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukesha
  • West Allis [Milwaukee County]
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    • West Allis [Milwaukee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Butler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,748 people
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  • New Berlin [Waukesha County]
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    • New Berlin [Waukesha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Butler
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,812 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenfield [Milwaukee County]
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      • Greenfield [Milwaukee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,183 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County]
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      • Oak Creek [Milwaukee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,469 people
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    • Franklin [Milwaukee County]
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      • Franklin [Milwaukee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,925 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Muskego [Waukesha County]
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      • Muskego [Waukesha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,317 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muskego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muskego
    • Mequon [Ozaukee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mequon
      • Mequon [Ozaukee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,765 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mequon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mequon
    • South Milwaukee [Milwaukee County]
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      • South Milwaukee [Milwaukee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Butler
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,673 people
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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Waukesha County

About Wisconsin

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 Waukesha County: www.waukeshacounty.gov/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Waukesha, 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 Butler.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Butler - 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- 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 for your convenience: 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: 43.1083, Longitude: -88.0723       In this case, the coordinates for Butler have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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