Place:Crawford, Michigan, United States

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NameCrawford
Alt namesCrawfordsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Shawanosource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCounty
Coordinates44.667°N 84.6°W
Located inMichigan, United States     (1840 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Crawford County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,074. The county seat is Grayling.

The County is named for Col. William Crawford, a Revolutionary War soldier killed in 1782 while fighting Native Americans in Ohio. It was set off in 1840 as Shawono County, but renamed Crawford in 1843. The county was organized in 1879. See List of Michigan county name etymologies

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1840 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1863 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1881 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1881 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1880 1,159
1890 2,962
1900 2,943
1910 3,934
1920 4,049
1930 3,097
1940 3,765
1950 4,151
1960 4,971
1970 6,482
1980 9,465
1990 12,260

Note: An earlier Crawford County was located in what is now Wisconsin and is shown under that State. Present-day Crawford County first was reported in 1880.

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