Butte County Map, California

Map of Butte County - Butte County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. Butte County Map showing cities, highways, important places and water bodies. Get Where is Butte County located in the map, major cities in Butte county, population, areas, and places of interest.

Butte County Map, California, USA

Map of Butte County, California

About Butte County Map, California: The map showing the county boundary, county seat, major cities, highways, water bodies and neighbouring counties.

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  • About Butte County, California

    Butte County is a county in the northern part of the U.S. state of California. It is located in the Sacramento Valley and Sierra Nevada regions. The county was created in 1850, just a few months after California became a state. Butte county seat is Oroville. As per 2020 census, the population of Butte County is 208309 people and population density is square miles. According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,640 sq mi (4,248 km2).

    The county seat is Oroville, and other communities within the county include Chico, Paradise, and Gridley. The county is home to several outdoor recreational areas, including Bidwell Park in Chico, Lake Oroville, and the Feather River.

    Butte County is also known for its agricultural industry, particularly for the production of almonds and rice. The county is home to California State University, Chico, which is the second-oldest campus in the California State University system.

    Butte County gained national attention in 2018 due to the devastating Camp Fire, which destroyed much of the town of Paradise and was one of the deadliest and most destructive wildfires in California history. The county is bordered by Sutter County to the south, Yuba County to the southwest, Plumas County to the north, and Tehama County to the east.

    Butte County Facts

    County InfoFacts
    CountyButte County
    County SeatOroville
    CountryUnited States
    FIPS code7
    Area1,640 sq mi (4,248 km2)
    Formed / Originoriginal

    Ctities and Towns in Butte County

    City NameTypePopulation (2020)Pop. DensityAreaIncorporated
    BiggsCity1,9642,182.2/sq mi (842.6/km2)0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)June 26, 1903
    ChicoCity101,4752,972.3/sq mi (1,147.6/km2)34.14 sq mi (88.4 km2)January 8, 1872
    GridleyCity7,4213,550.7/sq mi (1,370.9/km2)2.09 sq mi (5.4 km2)November 23, 1905
    OrovilleCity20,0421,449.2/sq mi (559.5/km2)13.83 sq mi (35.8 km2)January 3, 1906
    ParadiseTown4,764260.0/sq mi (100.4/km2)18.32 sq mi (47.4 km2)November 27, 1979

    Places to Visit in Butte County

    Top places to visit in Butte includes Lake Oroville State Rec Area, Upper Bidwell Park, Butte Creek Canyon, Bidwell Bar Bridge, Feather River Fish Hatchery, Mother Orange Tree of Butte.

    Nearest Airports

    Nearest airport of Butte is Chico Municipal Airport (CIC / KCIC).