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Crofton, Nebraska

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The location of Crofton

Welcome to Crofton ...

The city of Crofton is located in Knox County.

The location of Crofton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Crofton has a population of 669 people<2> (see below for details).

Crofton is 1,430 feet [436 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Crofton and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Telephone area codes for Crofton: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Crofton had a population of 726 people (or 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 (with a count of 754 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Crofton had an population of 669 people. This is a decrease of 7.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.27% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Crofton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Yankton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Crofton

Located in Yankton County (SD)

Unorganized Territory of West Yankton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Crofton

Located in Yankton County (SD)

Hartington   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Crofton

Located in Cedar County

Unorganized Territory of Southeast Bon Homme   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Crofton

Located in Bon Homme County (SD)

Unorganized Territory of Southeast Yankton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Crofton

Located in Yankton County (SD)

Bloomfield   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Crofton

Wausa   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Crofton

Tabor   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Crofton

Located in Bon Homme County (SD)

Gayville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Crofton

Located in Yankton County (SD)

Santee   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Crofton

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

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 Crofton. 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 Crofton. 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 Crofton.

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

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Crofton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crofton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<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 from Point A (ie- Crofton) 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 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crofton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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