in 1855, Butler County's seat is Eldorado. Butler County was named
for Andrew P. Butler, who was United States Senator from South
Carolina, from 1846 to 1857.
County, Kansas is mostly rolling grass-covered hills with broad
river valleys winding through them. Elevations range from 1625
feet on the east Flint Hills, down to 1148 feet in the Walnut
Petroleum production and refining is still the major factor in
the county's economy. Farming and ranching are also important,
and the state correctional facility and light industry are growing
segments in Butler County.