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Welcome to Lawrenceville ...

The city of Lawrenceville is located in Gwinnett County<1> and is the County Seat for Gwinnett County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lawrenceville has a population of 30,888 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lawrenceville.

Lawrenceville is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lawrenceville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Lawrenceville is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP codes for Lawrenceville: 30042-30046<5>

Websites for Lawrenceville ...

Junior League:   www.jlgnf.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lawrenceville had an population of 30,888 people. This is an increase of 8.2% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lawrenceville had a population of 28,546 people. This makes Lawrenceville the county's most populous community.

The population of Lawrenceville represents 0.29% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 26th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lawrenceville.

Communities Also Named Lawrenceville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Lawrenceville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York (4), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lawrenceville.

Communities near Lawrenceville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lawrenceville.

  • Johns Creek
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
    • Johns Creek lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Lawrenceville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johns Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek<8>
  • Alpharetta
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpharetta
    • Alpharetta lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Lawrenceville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,897 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpharetta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpharetta<8>
  • Stonecrest
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonecrest
    • Stonecrest lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Lawrenceville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonecrest
  • Peachtree Corners
  • Milstead
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milstead
    • Milstead lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Lawrenceville.
    • Estimated population in 2018: 39,217 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milstead have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milstead
  • Tucker
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker
    • Tucker lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Lawrenceville.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucker<8>
  • Chamblee
  • Duluth
  • Sugar Hill
  • Suwanee
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Suwanee
    • Suwanee lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Lawrenceville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,803 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Suwanee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suwanee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Suwanee<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lawrenceville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lawrenceville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lawrenceville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lawrenceville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lawrenceville. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lawrenceville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lawrenceville ...

Looking for more information about Lawrenceville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lawrenceville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lawrenceville.

Adding Lawrenceville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lawrenceville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Lawrenceville was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1822.

We also found Lawrenceville the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lawrenceville.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lawrenceville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Gwinnett County: www.co.gwinnett.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Gwinnett, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lawrenceville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lawrenceville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Lawrenceville, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Lawrenceville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lawrenceville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Lawrenceville includes: 30042, 30043, 30044, 30045 & 30046.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lawrenceville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lawrenceville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LawrencevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lawrenceville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9572, Longitude: -83.9896    
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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