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Crawford, Alabama
(Russell County)

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Crawford.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Crawford to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Crawford to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Crawford to:

  • Phenix City [Map], which is the Seat of Russell County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East. If you could walk a straight line from Crawford to Phenix City, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 63 miles [101.4 km] to the West (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 637 miles [1,025.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,533 miles [10,513.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,233 miles [11,640.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,112 miles [8,227 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Crawford ...

We have found 42 communities that share the name Crawford.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Crawford. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 40 communities in the United States and Canada - with 40 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Dallas County

Our profile page for Crawford, Dallas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Dallas County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Mobile County

Our profile page for Crawford, Mobile County   [Map]
Distance: About 213 miles [342.8 km] to the West Southwest


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Boone County

Our profile page for Crawford, Boone County   [Map]
Distance: About 509 miles [819.2 km] to the West Northwest

Pike County

Our profile page for Crawford, Pike County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 507 miles [815.9 km] to the West Northwest

Colorado

Delta County

Our profile page for Crawford, Delta County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,326 miles [2,134 km] to the West Northwest

Florida

Nassau County

Our profile page for Crawford, Nassau County   [Map]
Distance: About 236 miles [379.8 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Oglethorpe County

Our profile page for Crawford, Oglethorpe County   [Map]
Distance: About 153 miles [246.2 km] to the Northeast

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Idaho

Boise County

Our profile page for Crawford, Boise County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Boise County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Crawford, Cook County   [Map]
Distance: About 663 miles [1,067 km] to the North

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Indiana

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Crawford, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 446 miles [717.8 km] to the North

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Iowa

Woodbury County

Our profile page for Crawford, Woodbury County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Woodbury County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kansas

Lyon County

Our profile page for Crawford, Lyon County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lyon County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Rice County

Our profile page for Crawford, Rice County   [Map]
Distance: About 833 miles [1,340.6 km] to the Northwest

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Kentucky

Laurel County

Our profile page for Crawford, Laurel County   [Map]
Distance: About 334 miles [537.5 km] to the North

Perry County

Our profile page for Crawford, Perry County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Perry County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Pike County

Our profile page for Crawford, Pike County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Pike County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Maine

Washington County

Our profile page for Crawford, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,282 miles [2,063.2 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Crawford County

Our profile page for Crawford, Crawford County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Crawford County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Isabella County

Our profile page for Crawford, Isabella County   [Map]
Distance: About 764 miles [1,229.5 km] to the North

Presque Isle County

Our profile page for Crawford, Presque Isle County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Presque Isle County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Mississippi

Lowndes County

Our profile page for Crawford, Lowndes County   [Map]
Distance: About 207 miles [333.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Missouri

Scotland County

Our profile page for Crawford, Scotland County   [Map]
Distance: About 678 miles [1,091.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Nebraska

Dawes County

Our profile page for Crawford, Dawes County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,217 miles [1,958.6 km] to the Northwest

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New Hampshire

Coos County

Our profile page for Crawford, Coos County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Coos County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New Mexico

Grant County

Our profile page for Crawford, Grant County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Grant County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New York

Ulster County

Our profile page for Crawford, Ulster County   [Map]
Distance: About 871 miles [1,401.7 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Macon County

Our profile page for Crawford, Macon County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Macon County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ohio

Crawford County

Our profile page for Crawford, Crawford County
This community is historic.
Although located in Crawford County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Harrison County

Our profile page for Crawford, Harrison County   [Map]
Distance: About 589 miles [947.9 km] to the North Northeast

Scioto County

Our profile page for Crawford, Scioto County
This community is historic.
Although located in Scioto County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wyandot County

Our profile page for Crawford, Wyandot County   [Map]
Distance: About 593 miles [954.3 km] to the North

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Oklahoma

Roger Mills County

Our profile page for Crawford, Roger Mills County   [Map]
Distance: About 865 miles [1,392.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Ontario

Our profile page for Crawford   [Map]
Distance: About 846 miles [1,361.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Huntingdon County

Our profile page for Crawford, Huntingdon County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Huntingdon County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

McKean County

Our profile page for Crawford, McKean County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in McKean County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Quebec

Our profile page for Crawford   [Map]
Distance: About 1,426 miles [2,294.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Tennessee

Overton County

Our profile page for Crawford, Overton County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 269 miles [432.9 km] to the North

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Texas

McLennan County

Our profile page for Crawford, McLennan County   [Map]
Distance: About 719 miles [1,157.1 km] to the West

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Virginia

Franklin County

Our profile page for Crawford, Franklin County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Franklin County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Washington

Clark County

Our profile page for Crawford, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,174 miles [3,498.7 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Lewis County

Our profile page for Crawford, Lewis County   [Map]
Distance: About 516 miles [830.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Wisconsin

Crawford County

Our profile page for Crawford, Crawford County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Crawford County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Crawford. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crawford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Crawford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crawford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crawford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4568, Longitude: -85.1897     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crawford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Crawford to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 312.657 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 307.962 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.894 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Crawford, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Crawford.



 
 
 

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