Butler, Missouri

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Butler, Missouri
Nickname(s): 
The Electric City[1]
Location within Bates County and Missouri
Location within Bates County and Missouri
Coordinates: 38°15′31″N 94°20′6″W / 38.25861°N 94.33500°W / 38.25861; -94.33500Coordinates: 38°15′31″N 94°20′6″W / 38.25861°N 94.33500°W / 38.25861; -94.33500
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyBates
Area
 • Total4.08 sq mi (10.57 km2)
 • Land4.07 sq mi (10.54 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
863 ft (263 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,219
 • Estimate 
(2012[2])
4,157
 • Density1,000/sq mi (400/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64730
Area code(s)660
FIPS code29-10054 [3]
GNIS feature ID0715118 [4]
WebsiteCity Website

Butler is a city in Bates County, Missouri, United States.[5] The population was 4,219 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Bates County.[6] The city is named for William Orlando Butler, a noted American military and political figure of the early and mid-19th century.[7] It is about fifty miles south of Kansas City, Missouri on U.S. Route 71-Interstate 49.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official City webpage". City of Butler. 2013. Archived from the original on 10 July 2013. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
  2. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-30.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "Geographic Names Information System". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  7. Atkeson, W.O. (1918). "History of Butler Missouri". Historical Publishing Company via Ray's Place website. Retrieved 12 July 2013.