About Butler & Associates, Inc.

Proudly Serving Our Community Since 1983

Founded in 1983, Butler & Associates, Inc. provides surveying, mapping and hydrography services for our professional clients along the Gulf Coast. Our highly trained technicians use modern, industry-leading equipment including GPS and robotic survey instruments to provide accurate, dependable readings for all of our surveys.

We pride ourselves in our unmatched attention to detail, the high quality of our finished products and our growing collection of repeat customers who call on us time and time again for their surveying needs. Additionally, we provide:

Fast Turnaround Time

Once we receive an order, our entire team is activated to get the job done quickly. We collect readings, analyze data and create accurate and detailed reports for our clients.

In-House CAD Services

Our top-to-bottom handling of projects includes Computer Aided Design completed by our own experienced operators. This ensures that all of our finished products are accurate, detailed and tailored to each customer’s specific needs.

Complete Quality Control

At Butler & Associates, Inc., we maintain strict control over all of our surveys and processing. Every facet our work is handled in-house; we do not subcontract any projects to outside firms.

Real-Time Communications

Our survey crews are outfitted with complete mobile communications systems. Last minute updates, on-location changes or developing obstacles are all handled in real time through constant communication with our field teams.

Surveyor with modern survey equipmentWe are fully insured and carry General Business, Workers’ Compensation and Professional Liability Insurance for all surveying activity. Butler & Associates, Inc. is registered and licensed to provide surveying, mapping and hydrographic services to clients in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties in Florida; Baldwin and Mobile counties in Alabama; and Jackson and Harrison counties in Mississippi.


About Our President

William T. Butler, P.S.M.

William T. Butler, P.S.M. is the President and Licensed Professional Surveyor and Mapper of Butler & Associates, Inc. After receiving his A.A. degree from Pensacola Junior College and attending the University of Tennessee for two years in the pre-medical curriculum studying chemistry, physics, mathematics and psychology, Mr. Butler decided to transfer to the University of Florida in Gainesville to pursue his love of mathematics, engineering and land law.

Mr. Butler received a Bachelor of Surveying (presently the Bachelor of Geomatics) from the University of Florida in 1980. Upon receiving his degree from the University of Florida, he worked in coal exploration in the foothills of Mississippi and later performed control surveying for photogrammetry and general real estate surveys in South Florida. Mr. Butler returned to his home town of Pensacola, Florida in 1981 and laid the groundwork for establishing Butler & Associates, Inc. as the region’s premier provider of surveying, mapping and hydrography services.

A Message from Mr. Butler

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to visit our website. I appreciate your interest, and should you have any questions about our company or the services we provide, I invite you to reach out to us. We are always happy to hear from our friends and neighbors along the Gulf Coast and discuss the particulars of the surveying industry.

Over the years, we have been fortunate to see our client list continue to grow. I firmly believe that this success is not due to marketing gimmicks. Rather, we have built our name by keeping our word, living up to our ideals and honoring our promises. This has lead to our hard-earned reputation for complete dedication to customer service and consistent reliability.

If you are looking for a surveying company you can trust, we invite you to reach out to us to discuss some of the projects we have completed for others in the area. We look forward to assisting you with your project and discussing how we can meet your needs.

And to the customers who have returned to us time and again, we have a simple message:

Thank you. We would not be where we are today without you.


William T. Butler

President, Butler & Associates, Inc.