There were 6,396 households of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.8% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.0% were non-families.33.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.The story was featured in The History Channel's television series Monster Quest, in an episode featuring unidentified flying creatures.Crawfordsville is located in west central Indiana, about an hour west-northwest of Indianapolis, the state's capital and largest city.Crawfordsville grew in size and amenities, adding such necessities as a bank and fire department. In addition to Wallace, Crawfordsville lived up to its nickname "The Athens of Indiana" by being the hometown of a number of authors, including Maurice Thompson, Mary Hannah Krout, Caroline Virginia Krout, Susan Wallace, Will H. Hoosiers have long believed that the first basketball game in Indiana occurred in Crawfordsville YMCA between the teams from Crawfordsville's and Lafayette's YMCAs on March 16, 1894.
It is now believed to have been a flock of birds huddled together in confusion due to the town's newly installed electric street lights.Crawford, a native Virginian who was the cabinet officer who had issued Whitlock's commission as Receiver of Public Lands. Cox, one of the first schoolmasters in the area, in 1824: "Crawfordsville is the only town between Terre Haute and Fort Wayne... Ristine keeps tavern in a two-story log house and Jonathan Powers has a little grocery. It was successfully incorporated as a town in 1834, following a failed attempt three years earlier.There are two stores, Smith's near the land office, and Issac C. In November 1832, Wabash College was founded in Crawfordsville as "The Wabash Teachers Seminary and Manual Labor College".Nucor Steel, Alcoa CSI, Raybestos Products Company, Pace Dairy Foods, and Random House have all created factories in or near Crawfordsville which provided employment to much of the population.Manpower has taken over as the primary employer in the city and has allowed most of the local companies to reduce employees.