With a total area of about 1868 sq. kms., the city of Butte is located in the County of Silver Bow. With an elevation of about 5540 ft from the ground level, it is also the County seat of Silver Bow. Butte is also known as a mining town and most of these mining operations are confined close to the residential areas in the town. It is also one of the most famous copper rich towns on the western part of the United States.
There are a number of saloons in the area. The city includes a famous red-light district. There are a number of labor organizations based in the city of Butte. Engagement in the brewery happens to be an important part of local economic activity.
Butte is home to various types of Historical Landmarks of National Importance. There are a number of tourist attractions in the city like the Venus Alley, Berkley Pit, Cpper King Mansion among others. The city also boasts of a number of schools and colleges. Even the local Media industry is quite well developed. Some notable residents of the area are E. Atwood, J. Banovich and P. Briggs.