West Butte is an unincorporated locality in Sutter County. It is located on the southwest perimeter of the Sutter Buttes; southwest of the actual peak called West Butte; northwest of Sutter, Tarke, and Lira; and northeast of Meridian. Its elevation is 85 feet.
The native plant community of West Butte is central oak woodland.
The U.S. Postal Service sometimes lists addresses in West Butte as being in Live Oak, because they are both in the 95953 zip code. However, on the Yuba-Sutter Wiki, we prefer listing the more specific location West Butte.
A post office operated at West Butte from 1863 to 1930.1
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1. Durham, David L. California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books, 1998. p. 575.