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Crawford, Alabama
(Russell County)

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Welcome to Crawford ...

Crawford is located in Russell County.

Crawford is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Crawford lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Crawford (for example, toward Columbus (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Crawford is within the boundaries of the (334) area code.

Communities near Crawford ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Crawford and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Fontaine Village   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hurtsboro   [Map]   580   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ladonia   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Opelika   [Map]   30,240   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   36,219   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Prince Crossroads   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Crawford.

Communities Also Named Crawford ...

While we believe that this Crawford is located in Russell County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Crawford. Those communities are located in the following counties: Dallas and Mobile County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 42 communities that are also named Crawford - they are located in Arkansas (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Maine, Michigan (3), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Crawford.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crawford. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Crawford. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crawford.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Crawford:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crawford ...

Looking for more information about Crawford? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Crawford? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Crawford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Crawford.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Crawford. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crawford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Crawford. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Crawford.

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