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Welcome to Crawfordsville ...

The city of Crawfordsville is located in Montgomery County<1> and is the County Seat for Montgomery County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Crawfordsville has a population of 16,096 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Crawfordsville.

Crawfordsville is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Crawfordsville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Crawfordsville (for example, toward Danville (IL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Crawfordsville is located in the (765) area code.

The ZIP codes for Crawfordsville: 47933-47939<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Crawfordsville had an population of 16,096 people. This is an increase of 1.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Crawfordsville had a population of 15,915 people (which is 41.75% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Crawfordsville the county's most populous community.

The population of Crawfordsville represents 0.25% of the population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,915 people, the population of Crawfordsville increased 4.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,243 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Crawfordsville.

Communities Also Named Crawfordsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Crawfordsville - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio and Oregon.

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

Communities near Crawfordsville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Crawfordsville.

  • Thorntown [Boone County]
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    • Thorntown [Boone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Crawfordsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,563 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorntown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thorntown<6>
  • Ladoga [Montgomery County]
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    • Ladoga [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Crawfordsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 995 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ladoga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ladoga<6>
  • Waynetown [Montgomery County]
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    • Waynetown [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Crawfordsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 963 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynetown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynetown<6>
  • Jamestown [Boone County]
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    • Jamestown [Boone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Crawfordsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 928 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Roachdale [Putnam County]
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      • Roachdale [Putnam County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Crawfordsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 865 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roachdale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roachdale<6>
    • Darlington [Montgomery County]
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      • Darlington [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Crawfordsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 860 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darlington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Linden [Montgomery County]
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      • Linden [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Crawfordsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 767 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linden have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linden<6>
    • Bainbridge [Putnam County]
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      • Bainbridge [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Crawfordsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 743 people
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    • Clarks Hill [Tippecanoe County]
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      • Clarks Hill [Tippecanoe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Crawfordsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 734 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarks Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarks Hill<6>
    • Colfax [Clinton County]
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      • Colfax [Clinton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Crawfordsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 673 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colfax have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colfax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crawfordsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crawfordsville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Crawfordsville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Crawfordsville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crawfordsville. Our list includes 46 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Crawfordsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crawfordsville ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Crawfordsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Crawfordsville.

Adding Crawfordsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Crawfordsville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Crawfordsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Crawfordsville on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1908.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Crawfordsville on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Crawfordsville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crawfordsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Crawfordsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Crawfordsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Crawfordsville includes: 47933, 47934, 47935, 47936, 47937, 47938 & 47939.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crawfordsville) 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 Crawfordsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CrawfordsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crawfordsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0417, Longitude: -86.8857    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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