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Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Seal of Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Crawford County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Map of the U.S. highlighting Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location in the U.S.
Founded March 12, 1800
Seat Meadville
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,038 sq mi (2,688 km²)

25 sq mi (65 km²), 2.41%
 - (2000)
 - Density

88/sq mi (34/km²)

Crawford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population was 90,366.

Crawford County was created on March 12, 1800 from part of Allegheny County and named for Colonel William Crawford. Its county seat is Meadville6.

State Representation[]

Pennsylvania State Senate[]

District Senator Party
50 Robert Robbins Republican

Pennsylvania House of Representatives[]

District Representative Party
5 John R. Evans Republican
6 Brad Roae Republican
17 Michele Brooks Republican

Federal Representation[]

United States House of Representatives[]

District Representative Party
3 Phil English Republican
5 John Peterson Republican

United States Senate[]

Senator Party
Arlen Specter Republican
Bob Casey Democrat


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,688 km² (1,038 sq mi). 2,623 km² (1,013 sq mi) of it is land and 65 km² (25 sq mi) of it (2.41%) is water.

Adjacent Counties[]


Pymatuning State Park is on Pymatuning Lake.


As of the census² of 2000, there were 90,366 people, 34,678 households, and 23,858 families residing in the county. The population density was 34/km² (89/sq mi). There were 42,416 housing units at an average density of 16/km² (42/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.00% White, 1.59% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 0.59% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 34,678 households out of which 30.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.60% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.20% were non-families. 26.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 26.60% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.80 males.


Map of Crawford County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).

Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following cities, boroughs and townships are located in Crawford County:




Census-designated places[]

Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law.

Other localities[]

Like census-designated places, these have no official jurisdiction, but unlike census-designated places, these have no official role in other ways either. They are simply locations with traditional names.


Colleges and universities[]

Map of Crawford County, Pennsylvania School Districts

Community, Junior and Technical Colleges[]

  • Precision Manufaturing Institute (PMI)[1]

Public School Districts[]


External links[]

Coordinates: 41°41′N 80°07′W / 41.68, -80.11

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