Lawrence County


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Lawrence County, Indiana

916 15th St Rm 31
Bedford, IN 47421
Phone: (812) 275-7543
Fax: (812) 277-2024
bedfordonline.com/government/lawrence/

In south-central IN, south of Bloomington; organized Jan 7, 1818 from Orange County. Name Origin: For Capt. James Lawrence (1781-1813), U.S. naval officer in the war with Barbary pirates near Trilpoli and commander of the U.S.S Chesapeake in the War of 1812, who said, "Don't give up the ship!"

Area (sq mi):: 452.07 (land 448.83; water 3.24) Population per square mile: 103.40
Population 2005: 46,403 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 7.20% Population 2000: 45,922 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,653; median household $36,280; Population below poverty level: 9.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,669-$24,858
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 25.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bedford County seat (13,570)

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    Lawrence County, South Dakota

    90 Sherman St
    Deadwood, SD 57732
    Phone: (605) 578-1941
    Fax: (605) 578-1065
    www.lawrence.sd.us

    On the central western border of SD, northwest of Rapid City; created Jan 11, 1875 (prior to statehood) from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For John Lawrence, Dakota Territory legislator and first treasurer of the county

    Area (sq mi):: 800.31 (land 800.04; water 0.28) Population per square mile: 28.00
    Population 2005: 22,395 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 5.60% Population 2000: 21,802 (White 94.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 37.20
    Income 2000: per capita $17,195; median household $31,755; Population below poverty level: 14.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,139-$26,199
    Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 17.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lawrence County, Ohio

    PO Box 208
    Ironton, OH 45638
    Phone: (740) 533-4355
    Fax: (740) 533-4383
    www.lawrencecountyohio.org

    On the southeastern border of OH; organized Dec 21, 1815 from Gallia County. Name Origin: For Capt. James Lawrence (1781-1813), U.S. naval officer in the war with Barbary pirates near Tripoli and commander of the U.S.S Chesapeake in the War of 1812, who said, "Don't give up the ship!"

    Area (sq mi):: 457.28 (land 454.96; water 2.32) Population per square mile: 138.70
    Population 2005: 63,112 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 1.30%; 1990-2000 0.80% Population 2000: 62,319 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 2.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 37.60
    Income 2000: per capita $14,678; median household $29,127; Population below poverty level: 18.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,192-$21,017
    Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 24.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ironton County seat (11,337)

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    Lawrence County, Tennessee

    240 W Gaines St
    Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
    Phone: (931) 762-7700
    Fax: (931) 766-2291
    www.co.lawrence.tn.us

    On the central southern border of TN, southwest of Nashville; organized Oct 21, 1817 from Hickman and Maury counties. Name Origin: For Capt. James Lawrence (1781-1813), U.S. Navy commander in the War of 1812 who said, "Don't give up the ship!"

    Area (sq mi):: 617.91 (land 617.17; water 0.74) Population per square mile: 66.60
    Population 2005: 41,101 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 13.10% Population 2000: 39,926 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 36.20
    Income 2000: per capita $15,848; median household $30,498; Population below poverty level: 14.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,232-$21,818
    Unemployment (2004): 8.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.30% Median travel time to work: 24.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lawrenceburg County seat (10,865)

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    Lawrence County, Illinois

    1100 State St County Courthouse
    Lawrenceville, IL 62439
    Phone: (618) 943-2346
    Fax: (618) 943-5205
    www.lawrencecountyillinois.com

    On the east-central border of IL east of Olney; organized Jan 16, 1821 from Crawford and Edwards counties. Name Origin: For Capt. James Lawrence (1781-1813), U.S. naval officer in the war with Barbary pirates near Tripoli and commander of the U.S.S Chesapeake in the War of 1812, who said, "Don't give up the ship!"

    Area (sq mi):: 373.94 (land 371.98; water 1.96) Population per square mile: 42.80
    Population 2005: 15,930 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 -3.30% Population 2000: 15,452 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 40.80
    Income 2000: per capita $17,070; median household $30,361; Population below poverty level: 13.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,696-$23,334
    Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 20.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lawrence County, Kentucky

    122 S Main Cross St
    Louisa, KY 41230
    Phone: (606) 638-4102
    Fax: (606) 638-0638

    On eastern border of KY, south of Ashland; established Dec 14, 1821 from Floyd and Greenup counties. Name Origin: For Capt. James Lawrence (1781-1813), U.S. Navy commander in the War of 1812 who said, "Don't give up the ship!"

    Area (sq mi):: 420.12 (land 418.78; water 1.35) Population per square mile: 38.60
    Population 2005: 16,166 State rank: 71 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 11.20% Population 2000: 15,569 (White 98.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.10%. Median age: 36.50
    Income 2000: per capita $12,008; median household $21,610; Population below poverty level: 30.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,307-$16,926
    Unemployment (2004): 7.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.40% Median travel time to work: 36.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lawrence County, Mississippi

    PO Box 821
    Monticello, MS 39654
    Phone: (601) 587-7162
    Fax: (601) 587-0767
    www.lawrencecounty.org

    In south-central MS, south of Jackson; organized Dec 22, 1814 (prior to statehood) from Marion County. Name Origin: For Capt. James Lawrence (1781-1813), U.S. Navy commander in War of 1812 who said, "Don't give up the ship!"

    Area (sq mi):: 435.73 (land 430.63; water 5.11) Population per square mile: 31.40
    Population 2005: 13,502 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 1.80%; 1990-2000 6.40% Population 2000: 13,258 (White 66.60%; Black or African American 32.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.80
    Income 2000: per capita $14,469; median household $28,495; Population below poverty level: 19.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,603-$21,956
    Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.60% Median travel time to work: 36.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lawrence County, Alabama

    PO Box 307
    Moulton, AL 35650
    Phone: (256) 974-0663
    Fax: (256) 974-2403
    www.naiap.com

    In northwest AL, west of Decatur; organized Feb 14, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Cherokee cession. Name Origin: For Capt. James Lawrence (1781-1813), U.S. Navy commander in War of 1812 who said, "Don't give up the ship!"

    Area (sq mi):: 718.07 (land 693.38; water 24.68) Population per square mile: 49.90
    Population 2005: 34,605 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 10.40% Population 2000: 34,803 (White 77.30%; Black or African American 13.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 8.80%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 35.90
    Income 2000: per capita $16,515; median household $31,549; Population below poverty level: 15.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,949-$22,599
    Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 27.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 62.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lawrence County, Missouri

    1 Courthouse Sq Suite 101
    Mount Vernon, MO 65712
    Phone: (417) 466-2638
    Fax: (417) 466-4348

    In southwestern MO, west of Springfield; organized Feb 14, 1845 from Dade and Barry counties. Name Origin: For Capt. James Lawrence (1781-1813), U.S. naval officer in the war with Barbary pirates near Tripoli and commander of the U.S.S. Chesapeake in the War of 1812, who said, "Don't give up the ship!"

    Area (sq mi):: 613.38 (land 613.08; water 0.30) Population per square mile: 60.60
    Population 2005: 37,127 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 5.50%; 1990-2000 16.40% Population 2000: 35,204 (White 94.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 36.90
    Income 2000: per capita $15,399; median household $31,239; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,728-$19,725
    Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

    County Courthouse 430 Court St
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Phone: (724) 658-2541
    Fax: (724) 652-9646
    www.co.lawrence.pa.us

    On central-western border of PA, northwest of Pittsburgh; organized Mar 20, 1849 from Beaver and Mercer counties. Name Origin: For the Lawrence, the flagship of American commander Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819) in the Battle of Lake Erie (1813).

    Area (sq mi):: 362.76 (land 360.46; water 2.30) Population per square mile: 257.50
    Population 2005: 92,809 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.90%; 1990-2000 -1.70% Population 2000: 94,643 (White 94.60%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 40.50
    Income 2000: per capita $16,835; median household $33,152; Population below poverty level: 12.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,687-$24,188
    Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • New Castle County seat (25,308)

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    Lawrence County, Arkansas

    PO Box 526
    Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
    Phone: (870) 886-1111
    Fax: (870) 886-1122

    In northeastern AR; organized Jan 15, 1815 (prior to statehood) from New Madrid County, MO. Name Origin: For Capt. James Lawrence (1781-1813), U.S. Navy commander in War of 1812 who said "Don't give up the ship!"

    Area (sq mi):: 592.34 (land 586.57; water 5.78) Population per square mile: 29.20
    Population 2005: 17,153 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.50%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 17,774 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 38.20
    Income 2000: per capita $13,785; median household $27,139; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,175-$19,608
    Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    According to police, Brittany Robinson, 23, of Shenango, didn't know she was pregnant when she delivered the baby in the bathtub of her Lawrence County home.
    Lawrence County enterprises, including one that supports the growth of high-speed internet connectivity in underserved communities and marking the first grants under legislation signed into law by the Governor to spur capital investments and job creation in the county.
    Lawrence County Commissioners will hold a public hearing and first reading in late March.
    9 million employee theft that First National Bank of Lawrence County discovered in 2015?
    It serves primarily the southern St Lawrence County and northern Jefferson and Lewis counties in New York State through two full-service branch offices and one lending office.
    Lawrence County and the Alexandria Bay area located in Jefferson County.
    Palmer said with the second $20,000 grant he will purchase a utility trail for use by Judge Clark Collins and his community service program of Lawrence County.
    Hallador continues to pursue two new underground mines in neighboring Illinois--Bulldog in Vermilion County and Russellville in Lawrence County.
    The EPA and the state Department of Environmental Protection sued 17 companies in federal court on Friday to recover costs associated with cleaning up a Superfund site in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.
    The areas of new coverage include Schroon Lake South, southern and central shores of Schroon Lake, the lake itself, I-87 Northway between exits 26-28, Route 9, Thurman Pond, and Pottersville; Thurman, along Route 28 corridor between The Glen and Wevertown; North Creek, Route 28 corridor in the area of North Creek; Childwold, Racquette River Blueway Corridor, Seve and Routes 3 and 56 in St Lawrence county and Lake Luzerne, Route 9 between Corinth and Lake Vanare, Conklingville Road between Route 9 and county Route 7 and county Route 1 from Route 9 to Hadley Hill Road.
    According to State police in St Lawrence County, the shooting occurred around 5pm Sunday in the rural town of Stockholm when 25-year-old Shawn Mossow of neighbouring Norfolk relented to his friend's repeated requests and shot him once in the right leg with a .
    ELIZABETH MORT and Alex Rodriguez, a young Pennsylvania couple, had been home from the hospital for barely a day when caseworkers from Lawrence County Children and Youth Services, accompanied by a police officer, came to take their newborn baby.

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