Butte County


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Butte County, Idaho

248 W Grand Ave PO Box 737
Arco, ID 83213
Phone: (208) 527-3021
Fax: (208) 527-3295

In east-central ID, west of Idaho Falls; organized Feb 6, 1917 from Bingham, Blaine, and Jefferson counties. Name Origin: For the landmark buttes rising from the Snake River plains

Area (sq mi):: 2233.59 (land 2232.85; water 0.74) Population per square mile: 1.30
Population 2005: 2,808 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.10%; 1990-2000 -0.70% Population 2000: 2,899 (White 93.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 4.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.90%). Foreign born: 3.90%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,948; median household $30,473; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,611-$21,430
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.50% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Butte County, South Dakota

PO Box 250
Belle Fourche, SD 57717
Phone: (605) 892-2516
Fax: (605) 892-2836

On the central western border of SD; organized Mar 2, 1883 (prior to statehood) from Harding County. Name Origin: For nearby buttes (flat-topped mounds or mountains)

Area (sq mi):: 2266.36 (land 2248.51; water 17.84) Population per square mile: 4.10
Population 2005: 9,326 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 14.90% Population 2000: 9,094 (White 94.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,997; median household $29,040; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,403-$21,736
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Butte County, California

25 County Center Dr
Oroville, CA 95965
Phone: (530) 538-7691
Fax: (530) 538-7975
www.buttecounty.net

In N central CA; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Sutter Buttes of the Sacramento Valley, or the Butte River, which flows through the county

Area (sq mi):: 1677.11 (land 1639.49; water 37.62) Population per square mile: 130.60
Population 2005: 214,185 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 11.60% Population 2000: 203,171 (White 80.00%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 10.50%; Asian 3.30%; Other 10.70%). Foreign born: 7.70%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,517; median household $31,924; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,428-$23,799
Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Chico (70,204)
  • Paradise (26,671)

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    Cal Fire said its investigative report was forwarded to Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey.
    The increase in claims came as homeowners and businesses continue to assess damages from the Camp Fire in Paradise and Butte County and the Woolsey and Hill Fires in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.
    UC ANR Cooperative Extension (UCCE) livestock advisors moved quickly to help ranchers after the 2018 Camp fire in Butte County and the Thomas fire in Ventura County in 2017.
    The California Wildfire, which was widely referred to as the "Camp Fire," began in Butte County on November 8, 2018, and continued to burn until November 25, 2018; in total burning 185,000 acres, destroying 20,000 structures in Butte County alone, and displacing approximately 12,000 families.
    Butte County supervisors took the same action later in the day, ordering dozens of residents living in temporary shelters to leave their properties until they're cleared of fire debris.
    public finance credits from the current California wildfires, which are ongoing both in Northern California in Butte County and Southern California in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties.
    Malibu Beach Inn, donated USD 25,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu, specifically for the local teachers who lost their homes and possessions in the fire, as well as an additional USD 25,000 to the Salvation Army of Butte County. The donation will aid in the organization's efforts to assist those left without homes or resources after the destruction in the community of Paradise.
    "I think that's a pretty remarkable number at this point," Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said.
    The number of dead was revised from 88 after DNA tests on remains by the coroner's office, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said late Monday in a televised press conference.
    Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced its operational plan to restore electric and gas service to customers affected by the Camp Fire in Butte County. Weather and access permitting, PG&E expects to be able to accomplish the following milestones to support service restoration in impacted communities: Restoring power to nearly all customers who can receive electric service by the end of December 2018; Beginning in December and continuing through the first quarter of 2019, gas service will be restored to those who can receive it.
    Twenty-five people were still unaccounted for, the Butte County sheriff's department said.