Place:Butler, Missouri, United States

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NameButler
Alt namesButlersource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates36.717°N 90.4°W
Located inMissouri, United States     (1849 - )
See alsoWayne, Missouri, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Butler County is a county located in the southeast Ozark Foothills Region in Southeast Missouri in the United States. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the county's population was 42,794. The largest city and county seat is Poplar Bluff.

Butler County was officially organized from Wayne County on February 27, 1849, and is named after former U.S. Representative William O. Butler (D-Kentucky), who was also an unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the United States. The first meeting in the Butler County Courthouse was held on June 18, 1849.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1849 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1878 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1883 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 1,616
1860 2,891
1870 4,298
1880 6,011
1890 10,164
1900 16,769
1910 20,624
1920 24,106
1930 23,697
1940 34,276
1950 37,707
1960 34,656
1970 33,529
1980 37,693
1990 38,765

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External links

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