Butler County, Alabama

Coordinates: 31°44′58″N 86°40′56″W / 31.74944°N 86.68222°W / 31.74944; -86.68222
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Butler County
Butler County courthouse in Greenville
Butler County courthouse in Greenville
Map of Alabama highlighting Butler County
Location within the U.S. state of Alabama
Map of the United States highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°44′58″N 86°40′56″W / 31.749444444444°N 86.682222222222°W / 31.749444444444; -86.682222222222
Country United States
State Alabama
FoundedDecember 13, 1819
Named forWilliam Butler
Largest cityGreenville
 • Total778 sq mi (2,020 km2)
 • Land777 sq mi (2,010 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (3 km2)  0.1%
 • Total19,051
 • Density24/sq mi (9.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Butler County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of Captain William Butler, who was born in Virginia and fought in the Creek War. As of 2020 the population was 19,051.[1] Its county seat is Greenville.

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According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 777.92 square miles (2,014.8 km2). 776.87 square miles (2,012.1 km2) (or 99.87%) is land and 1.05 square miles (2.7 km2) (or 0.13%) is water.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Butler County, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. Retrieved 2011-02-13.

31°44′58″N 86°40′56″W / 31.74944°N 86.68222°W / 31.74944; -86.68222