Crawford County, Pennsylvania
|Crawford County, Pennsylvania|
The Crawford County Courthouse in Meadville
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location in the U.S.
|Founded||March 12, 1800|
1,038 sq mi (2,688 km²)
1,013 sq mi (2,624 km²)
25 sq mi (65 km²), 2.41%
88/sq mi (33.8/km²)
Crawford County was created on March 12, 1800, from part of Allegheny County and named for Colonel William Crawford. Its county seat is Meadville. The entire county makes up the Meadville, PA Micropolitan Statistical Area.
State Representation 
Pennsylvania State Senate 
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 
|5||John R. Evans||Republican|
Federal Representation 
United States House of Representatives 
|5||Glenn "G.T." Thompson||Republican|
United States Senate 
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,038 square miles (2,688.4 km2), of which 1,013 square miles (2,623.7 km2) is land and 25 square miles (64.7 km2) (2.41%) is water.
Adjacent Counties 
- Erie County (north)
- Warren County (east)
- Venango County (southeast)
- Mercer County (south)
- Trumbull County, Ohio (southwest)
- Ashtabula County, Ohio (west)
National protected area 
As of the census 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.
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 
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 
- Allegheny College, located in Meadville
- University of Pittsburgh at Titusville, a branch campus of the University of Pittsburgh, located in Titusville
Community, Junior and Technical Colleges 
- Precision Manufacturing Institute (PMI)
Public School Districts 
- Conneaut School District
- Corry Area School District
- Crawford Central School District
- Jamestown Area School District
- Penncrest School District
- Titusville Area School District
- Union City Area School District
See also 
- List of municipal authorities in Crawford County, Pennsylvania
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Crawford County, Pennsylvania
- Crawford County Historical Society
- History of Townships in Crawford County, PA
- Crawford County's Historic Bridges
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