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Welcome to Crawford ...

The town of Crawford is located in Lowndes County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Crawford has a population of 650 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Crawford is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Crawford: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Crawford had an population of 650 people. This is an increase of 1.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Crawford had a population of 641 people. This makes Crawford the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Crawford represents 0.02% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 193rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 641 people, the population of Crawford decreased 2.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 655 people).

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

Adding Crawford to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Crawford elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Crawford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 42 communities that are also named Crawford - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Maine, Michigan (3), Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Crawford ...

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

  • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkville
    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<6>
  • Columbus [Lowndes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
    • Columbus [Lowndes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> 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<6>
  • Macon [Noxubee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macon
    • Macon [Noxubee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> 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<6>
  • Brooksville [Noxubee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooksville
    • Brooksville [Noxubee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooksville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Artesia [Lowndes County]
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      • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Crawford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artesia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Deerbrook [Noxubee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerbrook
      • Deerbrook [Noxubee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerbrook
    • Bent Oak [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bent Oak
      • Bent Oak [Lowndes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bent Oak
    • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton Village
      • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Crawford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton Village
    • Mashulaville [Noxubee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mashulaville
      • Mashulaville [Noxubee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mashulaville
    • Adaton [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adaton
      • Adaton [Oktibbeha County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Crawford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adaton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crawford ...

Looking for more information about Crawford? 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 Crawford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Crawford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Lowndes, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Crawford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crawford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>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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