The Full Wiki

Crawford County, Pennsylvania: Wikis

Advertisements
  
  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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.
Seat Meadville
Largest city Meadville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,038 sq mi (2,688 km²)

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

90,366
88/sq mi (34/km²)
Founded March 12, 1800
Website www.co.crawford.pa.us

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 Meadville[1].

Contents

State Representation

Advertisements

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 Kathy Dahlkemper Democrat
5 Glenn "G.T." Thompson Republican

United States Senate

Senator Party
Arlen Specter Democrat
Bob Casey Democrat

Geography

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

Adjacent Counties

National protected area

Recreation

Pymatuning State Park is on Pymatuning Reservoir.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 90,366 people, 34,678 households, and 23,858 families residing in the county. The population density was 89 people per square mile (34/km²). There were 42,416 housing units at an average density of 42 per square mile (16/km²). 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. 26.7% were of German, 11.7% American, 11.3% Irish, 10.8% English, 7.6% Italian and 5.4% Polish ancestry according to Census 2000.

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.

Municipalities

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:

Cities

Boroughs

Townships

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.

Education

Colleges and universities

Map of Crawford County, Pennsylvania School Districts

Community, Junior and Technical Colleges

  • Precision Manufacturing Institute (PMI)[3]

Public School Districts

See also

References

External links

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


Genealogy

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

From Familypedia

This article requires significantly more historical detail on the particular phases of this location's historical development. The ideal article for a place will give the reader a feel for what it was like to live at that location at the time their relatives were alive there..
Please help to improve this page yourself if you can..
Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Seal of Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Map
File:Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Crawford County.png
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Map of the USA highlighting Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded March 12, 1800
Seat Meadville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 2.41%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

90366
Website: www.co.crawford.pa.us

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.

Contents

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

Geography

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

Recreation

Pymatuning State Park is on Pymatuning Lake.

Demographics

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.

Municipalities

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:

Cities

Boroughs

Townships

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.

Education

Colleges and universities

Map of Crawford County, Pennsylvania School Districts

Community, Junior and Technical Colleges

  • Precision Manufaturing Institute (PMI)[1]

Public School Districts

References

  1. ^ Precision Manufaturing Institute (PMI). Retrieved on 200704-07.

External links

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

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Crawford County, Pennsylvania. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.
Facts about Crawford County, PennsylvaniaRDF feed
County names Crawford County, Pennsylvania  +
County of country United States  +
County of subdivision1 Pennsylvania  +
Short name Crawford County  +

This article uses material from the "Crawford County, Pennsylvania" article on the Genealogy wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message