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Welcome to Butternut ...

The village of Butternut is located in Ashland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Butternut has a population of 353 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Butternut is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Butternut: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Butternut had an population of 353 people. This is a decrease of 5.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Butternut had a population of 375 people. This makes Butternut the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 375 people, the population of Butternut decreased 7.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 407 people).

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

Communities Also Named Butternut ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Butternut - they are located in Michigan, Minnesota and Vermont.

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

Communities near Butternut ...

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

  • Park Falls [Price County]
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    • Park Falls [Price County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Butternut
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Falls
  • Lake [Price County]
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    • Lake [Price County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Butternut
    • Estimated population in 2015: 1,106 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake
  • Fifield [Price County]
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    • Fifield [Price County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Butternut
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 875 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fifield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Jacobs [Ashland County]
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    • Jacobs [Ashland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Butternut
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 686 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacobs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eisenstein [Price County]
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      • Eisenstein [Price County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Butternut
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 607 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eisenstein have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Flambeau [Price County]
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      • Flambeau [Price County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Butternut
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flambeau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Agenda [Ashland County]
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      • Agenda [Ashland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Butternut
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Agenda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Chippewa [Ashland County]
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      • Chippewa [Ashland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Butternut
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chippewa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sherman [Iron County]
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      • Sherman [Iron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Butternut
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gordon [Ashland County]
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      • Gordon [Ashland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Butternut
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 275 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Butternut ...

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

Adding Butternut to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Butternut 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 Butternut was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Ashland County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ashland County: www.co.ashland.wi.us/

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 Ashland, 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 Butternut.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Butternut - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Butternut) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Butternut. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ButternutOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Butternut. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.0136, Longitude: -90.4979       In this case, the coordinates for Butternut have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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