• Spotted By Locals

    If you live in Butler County, we need you to show us what unexpected curiosities you've found here. Several submissions will be chosen for inclusion in our 2017 Official Visitors Guide! Simply email Social@VisitButlerCounty.com with the little things that you think visitors will love.
  • Ice Cream N'at

    It's not summer if you don't eat ice cream regularly! Check out these hot spots to stay cool. If you hit them all, you can consider yourself an ice cream aficionado!
  • Birthplace of the Iconic Jeep

    49 days. 1,850 pounds. Butler, Pennsylvania. America's greatest contribution to modern warfare. Learn more about how the Jeep got its start right here in Butler County and how it is celebrated today.

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Located just 20 minutes north of Pittsburgh, Butler County, Pennsylvania, is easily accessed by the PA Turnpike, I-79, I-80 and Route 422, 19 and 8. The county is delightfully diverse with its busy hub of Cranberry Township and contrasting rolling farmland. In between, you’ll find charming small towns and quirky places such as Slippery Rock and Mars. Moraine State Park is a top attraction with its 3,225-acre Lake Arthur offering a multitude of land and water activities. Another huge draw is festivals and events. All year long, visitors flock to events like the Butler County Farm Tour for fun and education, and the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival to celebrate Butler, PA as the birthplace of the Jeep. With wineries, golfing, shopping, dining, camping, arts, history and award-winning lodging, Butler County, Pennsylvania, offers an affordable getaway for all ages and interests.

Learn more about our county.

We have nearly 800 square miles for you to explore. Butler County is easily reached via I-79, I-80, Route 422, Route 19, Route 8, the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Pittsburgh International Airport.

Mileage Chart

  • Pittsburgh - 25 miles
  • Youngstown - 45 miles
  • Erie - 100 miles
  • Cleveland - 115 miles
  • Buffalo - 190 miles
  • Columbus - 210 miles
  • Harrisburg - 225 miles
  • Washington - 265 miles
  • Baltimore - 270 miles
  • Toronto - 290 miles
  • Philadelphia - 325 miles
  • New York City - 380 miles
  • Chicago - 443 miles
  • Charlotte, NC - 482 miles