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. 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.