Crawfordville is a city in Taliaferro County, Georgia, United States. The population was 572 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Taliaferro County
Broad Street storefronts in downtown Crawfordville, Georgia, with Taliaferro County Courthouse in the distance
Location in Taliaferro County and the state of Georgia
Crawfordville was founded in 1825 as the seat of the newly formed Taliaferro County. It was incorporated as a town in 1826 and as a city in 1906
Crawfordville is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2), all of it land. (33.554626, -82.898428). According to the
Crawfordville was the birthplace and home of Alexander H. Stephens, who served as a U.S. Congressman, Governor of Georgia, and most notably as Vice President of the Confedrate States of America, 1861–1865. Stephens' home, Liberty Hall, is preserved as a museum and is a part of the A. H. Stephens Historic Park, a Georgia State Park located in Crawfordville.
The movie Sweet Home Alabama with Reese Witherspoon was partially filmed in Crawfordville. It includes the historical Taliaferro County Courthouse in one of the scenes plus many other areas of the county. It also includes a scene with Reese Witherspoon walking down main street.