Butte County, California is named after the Sutter Buttes, which earn the title of the smallest mountain range in the world, stretching only 10 miles long. Butte County is also home to Bidwell Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the United States. Given its beautiful natural geography, Butte County often serves as the backdrop for Hollywood films, the most notable being the 1939 classic “Gone with the Wind”. Major cities in and near Butte County include Chico, Sacramento, and Elk Grove.
In the News: A wrongful death lawsuit was recently resolved in Butte County Superior Court for the death of Matthew Carrington. 21 year old Chico State University student Carrington died as the result of hazing from fellow Delta Sigma Phi members. In a criminal trial, the fraternity members pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter and hazing. The civil trial for Carrington’s death, filed by his brother and ex-wife, seeks $100 million and is still pending.
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