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Welcome to Lawrenceburg ...

The city of Lawrenceburg is located in Anderson County<1> and is the County Seat for Anderson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lawrenceburg has a population of 11,481 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Lawrenceburg is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel south from Lawrenceburg, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Lawrenceburg is located in the (502) area code.

The ZIP code for Lawrenceburg: 40342<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lawrenceburg had an population of 11,481 people. This is an increase of 9.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lawrenceburg had a population of 10,505 people (or 49.04% of the total population of Anderson County). This makes Lawrenceburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Lawrenceburg represents 0.24% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 33rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,505 people, the population of Lawrenceburg increased 16.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,014 people).

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

Adding Lawrenceburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lawrenceburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lawrenceburg on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Lawrenceburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Lawrenceburg - they are located in Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Missouri, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Lawrenceburg ...

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

  • Frankfort [Franklin County]
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    • Frankfort [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Lawrenceburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankfort
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankfort<7>
  • Versailles [Woodford County]
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    • Versailles [Woodford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Lawrenceburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,308 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Versailles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Versailles<7>
  • Harrodsburg [Mercer County]
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    • Harrodsburg [Mercer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Lawrenceburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,544 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrodsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrodsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrodsburg<7>
  • Wilmore [Jessamine County]
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    • Wilmore [Jessamine County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Lawrenceburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,343 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmore<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Midway [Woodford County]
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      • Midway [Woodford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Lawrenceburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,915 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midway<7>
    • Willisburg [Washington County]
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      • Willisburg [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Lawrenceburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 282 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willisburg<7>
    • Keene [Jessamine County]
    • McBrayer [Anderson County]
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      • McBrayer [Anderson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Lawrenceburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McBrayer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McBrayer
    • Clifton [Woodford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
      • Clifton [Woodford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Lawrenceburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • Milner [Woodford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milner
      • Milner [Woodford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Lawrenceburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milner

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lawrenceburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Kentucky

About Anderson County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Anderson, 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 Lawrenceburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lawrenceburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Lawrenceburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lawrenceburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lawrenceburg) 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 Lawrenceburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LawrenceburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lawrenceburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0327, Longitude: -84.9030       In this case, the coordinates for Lawrenceburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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