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Butler County Iowa


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Cities and Towns

Allison -- Aplington -- Aredale -- Bristow -- Clarksville
Dumont -- Greene -- New Hartford -- Parkersburg -- Shell Rock
Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices

Albion -- Beaver -- Bennezette -- Butler -- Coldwater -- Dayton -- Fremont
Jackson -- Jefferson -- Madison -- Monroe -- Pittsford -- Ripley
Shell Rock -- Washington -- West Point

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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07 Oct 2015:
Census Data: 2000 Census Demographics

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Surrounding Counties
Floyd County (north)
Bremer County (east)
Black Hawk County (southeast)
Grundy County (south)
Franklin County (west)
Chickasaw County (northeast)
Cerro Gordo County (northwest)
Hardin County (southwest)


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