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Crawford County

Crawford County was created on March 12, 1800. It was part of Allegheny County and named for Col. William Crawford, considered to be a frontier hero. The county seat, Meadville, was named after its founder, David Mead. It was incorporated as a borough on March 29, 1823, and chartered as a city on February 15, 1866.

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Remembering Crawford County: Pennsylvania's Last Frontier

History of Crawford County, Pa. (Reproduction of 1923 book)

Murders, Mysteries and History of Crawford County, Pa. 1800-1956

Legends & Lore of Western Pa.

Meadville [history]

Around Saegertown

Around Titusville

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Township Map of Crawford County, Pa.

Map of Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States with township and municipal boundaries is taken from US Census website and modified by Ruhrfisch in April 2006.

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Other Useful Crawford Co. Links

  • History of Crawford Co.

  • Maps of Crawford Co. and townships

  • Meadville History

  • Municipalities Incorporation Dates

  • Titusville Borough Official Web Site

  • Titusville Historic District

  • Wikipedia Overview of Crawford County