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

The community of Girard is the Seat for Crawford County.

Crawford County was founded February 13, 1867. Crawford was created by taking area from Bourbon and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Crawford had a population of 38,869 people. This is an increase of 1.64% since the last Census (which gave a population of 38,242 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Crawford represented 1.42% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 12th most populous county (out of 105 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
201039,134+2.33%+0.68% since 2009
200838,871+1.64%+0.33% since 2007
200038,242The 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)
Pittsburg   19,63919,2432.06% increase  
Frontenac   3,2012,9966.84% increase  
Girard   2,7102,7732.27% decrease  
Arma   1,5101,5291.24% decrease  
Cherokee   7177220.69% decrease  

Websites for Crawford County

Official Website:   www.crawfordcountykansas.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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