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CRANE COUNTY, TEXAS

31 24' 36" N, 102 31' 12" W (31.41, -102.52)
Population: 4,830 est. (2016) 4,375 (2010)
Total area: 786 square miles (2,040 km2)
785 square miles (2,030 km2) land
0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) (0.08%) water

Crane County Topics

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  •  TX Crane County location
    Contiguous Counties:
    Ector County (N) Upton County (E) Crockett County (SE) Pecos County (S) Ward County (W)

    Crane County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker
    (On US 385 about 5 miles N. of Crane, in Roadside Park):

    CRANE COUNTY

    Formed from Tom Green County
    Created February 26, 1887
    Organized September 3, 1927.
    Named in honor of William Carey Crane 1816-1885. A Baptist minister. President of Baylor University 1863-1885
    Crane, The County Seat.

    Crane County Courthouse
    Crane County Courthouse
    Crane County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Crane County Town List

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    County Seat - Crane
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  • Crane County Seat

  • Crane County Vintage Maps
    Crane County TX 1907 postal map
    From 1907 Texas state postal map #2090 showing Crane County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Crane County TX 1920s map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Ward County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Crane County TX 1940s map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Crane County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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