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Crawford
Dawes County, Nebraska

ZipCodes
69339

Motto
The Garden Beyond the Sandhills
the Big Game Capital of Nebraska



Page Contents for Crawford, Nebraska

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

Geography

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Nebraska state capital is Lincoln.
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.
Crawford average annual precipitation is 18.2 inches peryear.
The average winter temperature is 23 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 74 degrees F.

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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Geography


rolling to hilly with bluffs.
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Climate


semiarid
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History & History Related Items

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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Attractions

Trailside Museum of natural History

Fort Robinson State Park
Box 392
Crawford, NE 69339
Phone: 308-665-2900
Email
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
Email

Things to do in the area and some local attractions
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Crawford City Government

City of Crawford
209 Elm Street
Crawford, NE 69339
Phone: 308 665-1462
Fax: 308 665-2441

The city of Crawford has a mayor-council form of government.

Crawford Chamber

Crawford Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 145
Crawford, NE 69339
Phone: 308-665-1817
Email

Crawford Organizations

Crawford Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 145
Crawford, NE 69339
Phone: 308-665-1817
Email

Crawford Libraries

City Library: 308 665-1780 Crawford

Miscellany

The population of Crawford was:
1990 - 1,115
2000 - 1,150

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