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Encyclopedia > Butler County

Butler County is the name of several counties in the United States:

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Welcome to Butler County, Alabama (201 words)
Butler County was created by the first session of the Alabama legislature on Dec. 13, 1819 from parts of Monroe and Conecuh Counties.
It was named for Capt. William Butler, a soldier of the Creek War of 1813-14.
The county seat is located at Greenville, which was originally named Buttsville.
Butler County, Part 1 (3053 words)
BUTLER, the largest organized county in the State, may well be called 'the State of Butler.' Within it lines lies more territory than that of some of the Eastern States, while its arable land amounts to nearly as much as that of two of the smaller ones.
Butler County, as defined geographically in the legislative act of 1855, was a region thirty miles square, the northeast corner of which was the southeast corner of the present Morris County, then called Wise.
Butler is essentially a prairie county, having, however, considerable land of a slightly rolling character.
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