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

The community of Denison is the Seat for Crawford County.

Crawford County was founded January 15, 1851 and was created by taking area from ShelbyCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Crawford had a population of 16,416 people. This is a decrease of 3.1% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,942 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Crawford represented 0.58% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 46th most populous county (out of 99 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201017,096+0.91%+4.14% since 2009
200916,416-3.1%+0.1% since 2008
200816,399-3.21%-0.63% since 2007
200016,942The Last Census

More information can be found on the Crawford County Census Page for Crawford County.


Below are some of the communities located in Crawford County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Crawford County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Denison   7,1877,3392.07% decrease  
Schleswig   8188331.8% decrease  
Manilla   8078393.81% decrease  
Charter Oak   4965306.42% decrease  
Dow City   4565039.34% decrease  

Websites for Crawford County

Official Website:   www.crawfordcounty.org/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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