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Welcome to Crofton ...

The city of Crofton is located in Knox County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Crofton has a population of 663 people<3> (see below for details).

Crofton is 1,430 feet [436 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Crofton: (402) and (531)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Crofton had an population of 663 people. This is a decrease of 8.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Crofton had a population of 726 people (which is 8.34% of the total population of Knox County). This makes Crofton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Crofton represents 0.04% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 154th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 726 people, the population of Crofton decreased 3.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 754 people).

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

Communities Also Named Crofton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Crofton - they are located in British Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan, Ontario and Virginia.

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

Communities near Crofton ...

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

  • Yankton [Yankton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yankton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yankton
    • Yankton [Yankton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Crofton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,687 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yankton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yankton<7>
  • Hartington [Cedar County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartington
    • Hartington [Cedar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Crofton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,464 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartington<7>
  • Bloomfield [Knox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomfield
    • Bloomfield [Knox County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Crofton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomfield<7>
  • Wausa [Knox County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wausa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wausa
    • Wausa [Knox County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Crofton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 559 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wausa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wausa<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tabor [Bon Homme County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tabor
      • Tabor [Bon Homme County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Crofton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 402 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tabor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tabor<7>
    • Gayville [Yankton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gayville
      • Gayville [Yankton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Crofton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 396 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gayville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gayville<7>
    • Santee [Knox County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santee
      • Santee [Knox County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Crofton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 340 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santee
    • Wynot [Cedar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wynot
      • Wynot [Cedar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Crofton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 183 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wynot
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wynot<7>
    • Mission Hill [Yankton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mission Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mission Hill
      • Mission Hill [Yankton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Crofton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 164 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mission Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mission Hill<7>
    • Fordyce [Cedar County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fordyce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fordyce
      • Fordyce [Cedar County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Crofton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 131 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fordyce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fordyce<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crofton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Knox County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Knox County: www.co.knox.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Knox, 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 Crofton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crofton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Crofton) 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 Crofton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crofton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crofton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7317, Longitude: -97.4981       In this case, the coordinates for Crofton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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