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Butte is a village in Boyd County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the rocky upheaval of the terrain
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Butte. For links to other places called Butte, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Butte is 42.911N. The longitude is -98.848W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,811 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 353.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Butte demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Boyd County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68722 ZIP code.
54% of Butte residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Butte ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Butte was $14,453, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Butte residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Butte, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $138. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $494.
Libraries in Butte include Davies Memorial Library ... View libraries
Boyd County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Butte political report.
The average commute time for Butte workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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