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Welcome to Crawford ...

So far, we have found very little information about Crawford. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Crawford to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Crawford, please Contact Us.




Crawford would have been located within present day Overton County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Crawford is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Crawford was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Crawford (for example, toward Sunbright), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Crawford would have been located in the (931) area code.

Communities near Crawford ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Crawford and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Algood   [Map]   4,376   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Celina   [Map]   1,463   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Columbus Hill   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cookeville   [Map]   33,452   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cooper   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 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, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, 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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crawford. We make it easy to see an overhead 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.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Crawford:

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crawford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3501, Longitude: -85.4233     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crawford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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