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Welcome to Crane ...

Crane is located in Rapides Parish<1>.

The location of Crane has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Crane is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Crane is within the boundaries of the (318) area code.

Communities Also Named Crane ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Crane - they are located in Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Crane ...

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

  • Alexandria [Rapides Parish]
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    • Alexandria [Rapides Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Crane
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,180 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<5>
  • Pineville [Rapides Parish]
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    • Pineville [Rapides Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Crane
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,122 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<5>
  • Ball [Rapides Parish]
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    • Ball [Rapides Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Crane
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,935 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ball<5>
  • Colfax [Grant Parish]
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    • Colfax [Grant Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Crane
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colfax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,464 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodworth [Rapides Parish]
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      • Woodworth [Rapides Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Crane
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,142 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodworth<5>
    • Boyce [Rapides Parish]
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      • Boyce [Rapides Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Crane
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 980 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyce<5>
    • Dry Prong [Grant Parish]
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      • Dry Prong [Grant Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Crane
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Prong have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 438 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dry Prong<5>
    • Creola [Grant Parish]
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      • Creola [Grant Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Crane
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 227 people
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    • Gardner [Rapides Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardner
      • Gardner [Rapides Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Crane
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gardner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardner<5>
    • Zimmerman [Rapides Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zimmerman
      • Zimmerman [Rapides Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Crane
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zimmerman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zimmerman

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 Crane. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crane.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Crane. 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 Crane.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crane. See our Newspapers Page for Crane.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crane ...

Looking for more information about Crane? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Rapides Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rapides Parish: www.rppj.com/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Rapides, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crane - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Crane) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crane. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3299, Longitude: -92.6810       In this case, the coordinates for Crane have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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