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Our Genealogy Helper for Crawford ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Crawford (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Crawford. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Crawford is located in Lowndes County.

To see how the shape of Mississippi's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lowndes County: Lamar (AL), Pickens (AL), Clay, Monroe, Noxubee & Oktibbeha.

Below are the counties that are near Crawford. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Crawford:

  • Lowndes County     (The home county of Crawford)
    • Artesia [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesia
      • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Bent Oak [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bent Oak
      • Bent Oak [Lowndes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bent Oak
    • Columbus [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
      • Columbus [Lowndes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,573 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<2>
    • New Hope [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hope
      • New Hope [Lowndes County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Crawford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
    • Kolola Springs [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kolola Springs
      • Kolola Springs [Lowndes County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kolola Springs
    • Caledonia [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
      • Caledonia [Lowndes County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,058 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caledonia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caledonia<2>
  • Choctaw County
    • Ackerman [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ackerman
      • Ackerman [Choctaw County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the west of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,448 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ackerman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ackerman<2>
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mathiston
      • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston<2>
    • Weir [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weir
      • Weir [Choctaw County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the west of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weir have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weir
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weir<2>
  • Clay County
    • West Point [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
      • West Point [Clay County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,404 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<2>
    • Cedar Bluff [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
      • Cedar Bluff [Clay County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
    • Vinton [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
      • Vinton [Clay County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
    • Griffith [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffith
      • Griffith [Clay County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffith
    • Pheba [Clay County]
    • Abbott [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbott
      • Abbott [Clay County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbott
  • Kemper County
    • Scooba [Kemper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scooba
      • Scooba [Kemper County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the south of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scooba have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scooba
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scooba<2>
    • De Kalb [Kemper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Kalb
      • De Kalb [Kemper County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,007 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Kalb have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Kalb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Kalb<2>
  • Monroe County
    • Hamilton [Monroe County]
    • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
      • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the north of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<2>
  • Noxubee County
    • Brooksville [Noxubee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooksville
      • Brooksville [Noxubee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,083 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooksville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooksville<2>
    • Deerbrook [Noxubee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerbrook
      • Deerbrook [Noxubee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerbrook
    • Macon [Noxubee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macon
      • Macon [Noxubee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,421 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macon<2>
    • Mashulaville [Noxubee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mashulaville
      • Mashulaville [Noxubee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mashulaville
    • Shuqualak [Noxubee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shuqualak
      • Shuqualak [Noxubee County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 436 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shuqualak have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shuqualak
  • Oktibbeha County
    • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton Village
      • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Crawford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton Village
    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkville
      • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<2>
    • Adaton [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adaton
      • Adaton [Oktibbeha County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adaton
    • Bradley [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradley
      • Bradley [Oktibbeha County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradley
    • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
      • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the west of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgis have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<2>
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maben
      • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maben
  • Webster County
    • Mantee [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantee
      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantee
  • Winston County
    • Louisville [Winston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
      • Louisville [Winston County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,983 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<2>
    • Noxapater [Winston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noxapater
      • Noxapater [Winston County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 438 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noxapater have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noxapater
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Noxapater<2>
  • Lamar County (AL)
    • Millport [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millport
      • Millport [Lamar County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 980 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millport<2>
  • Pickens County (AL)
    • Pickensville [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickensville
      • Pickensville [Pickens County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 578 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickensville
    • Memphis [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Memphis
      • Memphis [Pickens County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Memphis have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis
    • Macedonia [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macedonia
      • Macedonia [Pickens County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Crawford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macedonia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macedonia
    • Ethelsville [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ethelsville
      • Ethelsville [Pickens County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 73 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ethelsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ethelsville
    • Stafford [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stafford
      • Stafford [Pickens County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stafford
    • Beaver Town [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Town
      • Beaver Town [Pickens County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Crawford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Town
    • McMullen [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McMullen
      • McMullen [Pickens County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMullen have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMullen
    • McShan [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McShan
      • McShan [Pickens County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Crawford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McShan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McShan
    • Aliceville [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aliceville
      • Aliceville [Pickens County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aliceville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aliceville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aliceville<2>
    • Carrollton [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
      • Carrollton [Pickens County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the east of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 943 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Reform [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reform
      • Reform [Pickens County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the east of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,552 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reform have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reform
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reform<2>
  • Sumter County (AL)
    • Geiger [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geiger
      • Geiger [Sumter County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 151 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geiger

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Crawford, see our County-by-County Page for Crawford.

Newspapers Published in Crawford ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 37 newspapers that have been published in the area around Crawford.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Crawford, there are papers which were published within 17 miles [27.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Crawford.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Crawford:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Alabama
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Crawford ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Crawford.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Crawford covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Carr Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Carr Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Carr Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carr Cemetery
  • Crawford Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Crawford Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Crawford Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crawford Cemetery
  • Prairie Grove Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Prairie Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Prairie Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Grove Cemetery
  • Wilkins Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wilkins Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wilkins Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkins Cemetery
  • Prairie Grove Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Prairie Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Prairie Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Grove Cemetery
  • Henkle Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Henkle Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Henkle Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henkle Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Ledbetter Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ledbetter Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ledbetter Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ledbetter Cemetery
    • Bethesda Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bethesda Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bethesda Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethesda Cemetery
    • Brooksville Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Brooksville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Brooksville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooksville Cemetery
    • Turner Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Turner Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Turner Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turner Cemetery
    • Crigler Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Crigler Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Crigler Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crigler Cemetery
    • Stewart Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stewart Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Stewart Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stewart Cemetery
    • Fairview Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fairview Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #59251<4>
    • Sanders Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sanders Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sanders Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanders Cemetery
    • Carpenter Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Carpenter Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Carpenter Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Carpenter Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Crawford.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpenter Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<5>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Crawford had a population of 225 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2019, Crawford had a population of 650 people.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Crawford, with the one closest to Crawford listed first.

  • Crawford [Lowndes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crawford
    • Crawford [Lowndes County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Crawford
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 225 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 650 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Crawford had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crawford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crawford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crawford<2>
  • Fairport [Noxubee County] - Historic
    • While Fairport was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairport
    • Fairport [Noxubee County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Crawford
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Fairport had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Brooksville [Noxubee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooksville
    • Brooksville [Noxubee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Crawford
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 424 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,083 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Brooksville had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooksville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooksville<2>
  • Lynn Creek [Noxubee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn Creek
    • Lynn Creek [Noxubee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Crawford
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lynn Creek had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynn Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynn Creek
  • Oktoc [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oktoc
    • Oktoc [Oktibbeha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Crawford
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 6 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Oktoc had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oktoc have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oktoc
  • Artesia [Lowndes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesia
    • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Crawford
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 313 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Artesia had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
  • Continue List ...
    • Deerbrook [Noxubee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerbrook
      • Deerbrook [Noxubee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Crawford
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Deerbrook had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerbrook
    • Trinity [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trinity
      • Trinity [Lowndes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Crawford
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Trinity had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
    • Sessums [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sessums
      • Sessums [Oktibbeha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Crawford
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sessums had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sessums have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sessums
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sessums<2>
    • Cliftonville [Noxubee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cliftonville
      • Cliftonville [Noxubee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Crawford
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Cliftonville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cliftonville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cliftonville
    • McIntyre [Lowndes County] - Historic
      • While McIntyre was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McIntyre
      • McIntyre [Lowndes County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Crawford
      • From the 1895 Atlas, McIntyre had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McIntyre have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Macon [Noxubee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macon
      • Macon [Noxubee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Crawford
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 3,150 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,421 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Macon had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macon<2>
    • Loakfoma [Winston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loakfoma
      • Loakfoma [Winston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Crawford
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Loakfoma had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loakfoma have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loakfoma
    • Singleton [Winston County] - Historic
      • While Singleton was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Singleton
      • Singleton [Winston County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Crawford
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 50 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Singleton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Singleton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Tibbee [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tibbee
      • Tibbee [Clay County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the north of Crawford
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tibbee had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tibbee have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tibbee

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Crawford. See our List of 1890's Communities around Crawford.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Crawford ...

While our initial data about Crawford came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Crawford in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Crawford.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Crawford:
Services available at that time (1895): had a Railroad Station, Express Office

We have found Crawford in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Crawford for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Crawford. See our Misc Page for Crawford for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Mississippi

About Lowndes County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crawford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Crawford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crawford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crawford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3023, Longitude: -88.6251       In this case, the coordinates for Crawford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Crawford, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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