Butler County

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Butler

Butler County is named for William O Butler, who was a United States Representative from Kentucky and a candidate for Vice President.

 

Created:  February 27, 1849

County Seat: 

Pine Bluff  1849 – present

 

County Courthouse – Pine Bluff  

 

Location:  100 North Main Street / Vine Street

Built:  1928– 1929

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  N S Spencer and Sons of Chicago, Illinois

Contractor:  George H Gassman Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story gray colored Bedford stone and concrete structure. The building is 100 feet by 100 feet. The center of the south front and the other sides project slightly with two columns rising from the second story to the top of the third story. The first story entrance has a small pediment. The first story has horizontal stone work. There is a balustrade around the flat roof line. On the north side of the courthouse is the modern Justice Center.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Wayne County

E – Stoddart County and Dunklin County

S – Clay County, Arkansas

W – Ripley County and Carter County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009