Butner is a small town located in the County of Granville and located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Butner has a total area of about 17 sq. kms. and located at an elevated height of about 370 ft. from the ground level. This town is named after a former U.S. General, H.W. Butner. There is a Correctional home located here and some other governmental health related facilities in the region. Apart from it, here is also some educational institutes in the area.