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Welcome to Lawrence ...

The city of Lawrence is located in Marion County<1>.

The location of Lawrence has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lawrence has a population of 49,462 people<3> (see below for details).

Lawrence is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Lawrence ...

Official Website: www.cityoflawrence.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lawrence had an population of 49,462 people. This is an increase of 7.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lawrence had a population of 46,001 people (or 5.09% of the total population of Marion County). This makes Lawrence the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Lawrence represents 0.71% of the population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 46,001 people, the population of Lawrence increased 18.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 38,915 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lawrence ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 35 communities that are also named Lawrence - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi (2), Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (4), North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Lawrence ...

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

  • Indianapolis [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianapolis
    • Indianapolis [Marion County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Lawrence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 876,384 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianapolis<6>
  • Carmel [Hamilton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carmel
    • Carmel [Hamilton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Lawrence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 101,068 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carmel<6>
  • Fishers [Hamilton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fishers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fishers
    • Fishers [Hamilton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Lawrence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 95,310 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fishers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fishers<6>
  • Noblesville [Hamilton County]
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    • Noblesville [Hamilton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Lawrence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 64,668 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noblesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Noblesville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenwood [Johnson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Johnson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Lawrence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,458 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<6>
    • Westfield [Hamilton County]
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      • Westfield [Hamilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Lawrence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 43,649 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westfield<6>
    • Zionsville [Boone County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zionsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zionsville
      • Zionsville [Boone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Lawrence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,357 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zionsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zionsville<6>
    • Greenfield [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Hancock County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Lawrence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,006 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenfield<6>
    • Warsaw [Kosciusko County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warsaw
      • Warsaw [Kosciusko County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Lawrence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,150 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<6>
    • Beech Grove [Marion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beech Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beech Grove
      • Beech Grove [Marion County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Lawrence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,937 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beech Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beech Grove<6>

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 Lawrence. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lawrence.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lawrence. 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 Lawrence.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lawrence. See our Newspapers Page for Lawrence.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lawrence ...

Looking for more information about Lawrence? 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 Lawrence, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lawrence.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Indiana

About Marion County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lawrence: www.cityoflawrence.org/

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Marion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lawrence.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lawrence - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lawrence) 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 Lawrence. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lawrence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lawrence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8674, Longitude: -85.9904       In this case, the coordinates for Lawrence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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