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When was Butler County, MO Created?
Butler County was created on February 27, 1849 from Wayne County. The county was named in honor of William O. Butler (1791-1880), U.S. Representative from Kentucky and vice-presidential nominee under Lewis Cass.
What is the County Seat of Butler County, MO?
The County Seat is located in Poplar Bluff and in addition the county government website is unknown
What counties are adjacent to Butler County, MO?
Bordering Counties are Wayne County (north), Stoddard County (east), Dunklin County (southeast), Clay County, Arkansas (south), Ripley County (west), Carter County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Butler County, MO?
Cities and towns located in the County include Fisk, Neelyville, Poplar Bluff, Qulin.
What Townships are in Butler County, MO?
Townships located in the County include Ash Hill, Beaver Dam, Black River, Cane Creek, Coon Island, Epps, Gillis Bluff, Neely, Poplar Bluff, St. Francois.
Where can find Butler County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Butler County vital records can be found at the Missouri Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records reported from January 1, 1910. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Missouri for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Butler County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Missouri Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage and Divorce Certificate Application to mail.
Another resource is the Butler County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980.
What Butler County, MO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Butler County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Butler Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Butler Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Butler Co. Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Butler Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free down-loadable and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Missouri Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Butler County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Butler County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Missouri Corthouse Records Research Guide
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Butler County, MO?
A list of Butler County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Missouri Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Butler County, MO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Butler County, MO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Butler County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is just a directory which has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.