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
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.
N – Wayne County
S – Clay County, Arkansas
Photos taken 2009