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Crawford, Nebraska

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Welcome to Crawford ...

The city of Crawford is located in Dawes County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Crawford has a population of 947 people<1> (see below for details).

Crawford is 3,680 feet [1,122 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Crawford is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Crawford lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Crawford is within the (308) area code.

The ZIP code for Crawford: 69339<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Crawford had a population of 997 people (which is 10.86% of the total population of Dawes County). This makes Crawford the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Crawford represents 0.05% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 113rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 997 people, the population of Crawford decreased 9.94% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,107 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Crawford had an population of 947 people. This is a decrease of 5.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.45% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Crawford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Crawford and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2018
Belmont   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bordeaux - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Chadron   [Map]   5,488   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Harrison   [Map]   227   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hemingford   [Map]   774   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Horn   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Crawford.

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), Mississippi, Missouri, 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crawford. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crawford. Our list includes 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Dawes County

About Nebraska

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 Dawes County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Crawford.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crawford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Crawford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Crawford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Crawford) 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 Crawford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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: 42.6831, Longitude: -103.4095     [Map].

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