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Butler County Iowa


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County Information

It was established in January 15,1851 from Buchanan and Black Hawk Counties,
but not officially organized until October 2, 1854.

It was named for Kentucky native William Orlando Butler, a general and hero of the Mexican-American War,
who ran as Vice President of the United States in 1848.
The county seat is Allison



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Website updates:

30 May 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Lois I. Klinetob
17 Mar 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Death Certificate Index 1936-1939

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Bremer County (east)
Black Hawk County (southeast)
Grundy County (south)
Franklin County (west)
Chickasaw County (northeast)
Cerro Gordo County (northwest)
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