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Crawfordsville is a city in Montgomery County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Col. William Crawford of Virginia, well-known Indian fighter

The latitude of Crawfordsville is 40.041N. The longitude is -86.874W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 787 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,201.


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Median household income
Local
$34,571
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Crawfordsville demographic reports
Crawfordsville is on Sugar Creek
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 18. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Lee Wallace, author of "Ben Hur"
Local festivals include:
  • Strawberry Festival - June 8-10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Crawfordsville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Shades State Park
Historic sites and museums: Ben-Hur Museum, Old Jail Museum, Lane House
Colleges and universities: Wabash College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Crawfordsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47933 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Crawfordsville residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Crawfordsville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Crawfordsville was $16,945, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Crawfordsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Crawfordsville include Crawfordsville Commercial Historic District, Elston Grove Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Crawfordsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $399.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $739.


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Libraries in Crawfordsville include Crawfordsville District Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Crawfordsville include Journal Review, The Paper of Montgomery County

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Politics

Montgomery County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Crawfordsville political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Crawfordsville workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Crawfordsville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Crawfordsville include Comfort Inn Crawfordsville, Days Inn Crawfordsville, Holiday Inn Crawfordsville, Ramada, Super 8.

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Crawfordsville, IN

Pros: A great place to live...

Cons: Needs more shopping

This is a good place to raise a family and buy a good home at a fair price.

General info: 17,000 in population in the city and county has 36,000.

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