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Encyclopedia > Crawford County, Indiana

Crawford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2000, the population is 10,743. The county seat is English6. Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 38th 94,321 km² 225 km 435 km 1. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... English is a town located in Crawford County, Indiana. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 800 km² (309 mi²). 792 km² (306 mi²) of it is land and 8 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.03% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Adjacent counties

Orange County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Harrison County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Meade County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Dubois County is a county located in the state of Indiana, and was established in 1817. ...

History

Crawford County was formed in 1818. Some say it was named for William H. Crawford, who was U.S. Treasury Secretary in 1818. Others say it was named for Col. William Crawford, who fought in the French and Indian War and Revolutionary War, and who was burned and scalped by Indians in 1782 in what is now Wyandot County, Ohio. Portrait of U.S. politician William H. Crawford William Harris Crawford (February 24, 1772 – September 15, 1834) was an important American politician during the early 19th century. ... The United States Secretary of the Treasury is the finance minister of the Federal Government of the United States. ... The Ohio Historical Societys marker at the Colonel Crawford Burn Site Monument in Wyandot County, Ohio. ... The French and Indian War is the common American name for the decisive nine-year conflict (1754–1763) in North America between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its North American Colonies against France and its North American Colonies, which was one of the theatres of the Seven Years War. ... The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain and revolutionaries within thirteen of her North American colonies. ... Wyandot County is located in the state of Ohio. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,743 people, 21 households, and 3,056 families residing in the county. The population density is 14/km² (35/mi²). There are 5,138 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (17/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.27% White, 0.16% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. 0.93% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 21 households out of which 32.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.10% are married couples living together, 9.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.90% are non-families. 22.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 2.96. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 25.60% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 28.40% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 12.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 101.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $32,646, and the median income for a family is $37,869. Males have a median income of $30,649 versus $21,128 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,926. 16.80% of the population and 11.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 25.40% of those under the age of 18 and 15.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Alton is a town located in Crawford County, Indiana. ... English is a town located in Crawford County, Indiana. ... Leavenworth is a town located in Crawford County, Indiana. ... Marengo is a town located in Crawford County, Indiana. ... Milltown is a town located in Crawford County, Indiana. ... Taswell is a very small unincorporated community in Crawford County, Indiana, United States, located on State Road 64 to the west of English, Indiana. ...

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