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Welcome to Mount Crawford ...

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

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Crawford: Mt. Crawford

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Crawford has a population of 459 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Mount Crawford is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Mount Crawford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Mount Crawford is within the boundaries of the (540) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Crawford had an population of 459 people. This is an increase of 6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 80.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Crawford had a population of 433 people. This makes Mount Crawford the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 433 people, the population of Mount Crawford increased 70.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 254 people).

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

Communities near Mount Crawford ...

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

  • Harrisonburg (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
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    • Harrisonburg lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Crawford and is located in Harrisonburg City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,204 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisonburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisonburg<6>
  • Staunton (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Staunton
    • Staunton lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Crawford and is located in Staunton City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,190 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Staunton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Staunton<6>
  • Broadway (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
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    • Broadway lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Crawford and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,995 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broadway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broadway<6>
  • Elkton (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkton
    • Elkton lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Mount Crawford and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,914 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<6>
  • Grottoes (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grottoes
    • Grottoes lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Crawford and is located in Augusta County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,864 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grottoes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grottoes<6>
  • Shenandoah (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shenandoah
    • Shenandoah lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Crawford and is located in Page County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,334 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shenandoah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shenandoah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<6>
  • Dayton (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayton
    • Dayton lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Mount Crawford and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,642 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<6>
  • Cross Keys (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
  • Rushville (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rushville
    • Rushville lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Crawford and is located in Rockingham County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rushville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rushville
  • Spring Creek (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Creek
    • Spring Creek lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Crawford and is located in Rockingham County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Creek

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Crawford ...

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

Adding Mount Crawford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mount 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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mount Crawford was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Mount Crawford in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Mount Crawford

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About Rockingham County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Rockingham, 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 Mount Crawford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Crawford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount 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 Mount Crawford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount CrawfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Crawford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3583, Longitude: -78.9409       In this case, the coordinates for Mount 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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