Crawford County, Indiana
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History of Crawford County

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Crawford County Families

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The Wood and Fullenwider Families in America

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 Crawford County, Indiana

Established in 1818, Crawford County is located in Southern Indiana with the Ohio River as it's southern border. Thomas Stroud was the first non-native settler of Crawford County, Indiana, as indicated by the resources on the additional historical facts page, which were graciously abstracted by Lance Stroud - a descendant of Thomas Stroud.

Early settlers of Crawford County were Peter Peckinpaugh, who moved back to Kentucky for fear of Indians but returned later; Gorry Jones, Henry Green, James Totten, Henry Fullenwider, William Mcay, Andrew and Joseph Kinkaid, Moses Smith and Robert Fields.

Some say Crawford County was named for William H. Crawford, who was U.S. Treasury Secretary in 1818. Others say it was named for Col. William Crawford, who fought in the French and Indian War and Revolutionary War, and who was burned and scalped by Indians in 1782 in what in now Wyandot County, Ohio. The county seat was in Leavenworth for several decades but eventually moved to English.

Daniel Weathers was selected to be the first sheriff.


 TOWNSHIPS
Boone - Jennings - Johnson - Liberty - Ohio - Patoka - Sterling - Union - Whiskey Run

 CITIES AND TOWNS
Alton - English - Leavenworth - Marengo - Milltown

 UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES
Beechwood - Carefree - Curby - Eckerty - Fredonia - Grantsburg - Miffin - Riceville - Riddle - Sulphur - Taswell - West Fork - Wickliffe
 

County Seat: English
Year Organized: 1818
Square Miles: 308.72

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Website Updates:
2016Nov
additional Crawford County History, listing of Township, Cities and Towns, Unincorporated Towns - Main Index Page

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Where to find information in Crawford County, Indiana

Crawford County Health Dept.
306 S. Oak Hill Circle, P.O. Box 246
English, Indiana 47118-0216
Crawford Circuit Court
P.O. Box 375, 316 Court St.
English, Indiana 47118
Crawford County  Genealogical & Historical Society
P.O.  Box 133
Leavenworth, Indiana 47137
Indiana State Library
140 N. Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Crawford County Public Library
203 Indiana Avenue, P.O. Box 159
English, Indiana 47118-0159
The English Town Hall
204 South Main Street
P.O. Box 258, 106 Sloan Ave.
English, Indiana 47118-0258
Crawford County Courthouse
316 South Court Street
English, Indiana 47118
Crawford County Recorder
S. Court Street, P.O. Box 214
English, Indiana 47118-0214
The Southern Indiana Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 665
New Albany, Indiana 47151

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Surrounding Counties
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