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The population of Crawford is approximately 1,150 (2000), 997 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 576 (1990), 470 (2010).

The amount of land area in Crawford is 2.283 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Crawford to Washington DC is 1472 miles. The distance to the Nebraska state capital is 379 miles. (as the crow flies)
Crawford is positioned 42.68 degrees north of the equator and 103.41 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Crawford elevation is 3,675 feet above sea level.
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Crawford location: in the scenic Pine Ridge of Northwest Nebraska, just three miles east of Fort Robinson State Park and 50 miles south of the Black Hills of South Dakota. U.S. Highway 20 and State Highway 71-2 intersect at Crawford.

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The geography for Crawford is rolling to hilly with bluffs.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Crawford is semiarid
Crawford average annual precipitation is 18.2 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 23 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 74 degrees F.
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Crawford history:

When the Fremont Elkhorn Railroad expanded west in 1886, Crawford was founded. Crawford was next to a military post in its early days and had its share of rowdiness with the soldiers off base for a "fling." Many stories were told of shootouts and other wild behavior before the city settled down.
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Crawford attractions:

Trailside Museum of natural History

Fort Robinson State Park
Box 392
Crawford, NE 69339
Phone: 308-665-2900
Paleontology and geology exhibits of western Nebraska include 10,000 year old mammoths and more.

Lovers Leap Vineyards
432 2nd Street
Crawford Nebraska 69339
Phone: 308-665-2712
Fax: 308-665-1506

Things to do in the area and some local attractions

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