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Welcome to Lawrence ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lawrence has a population of 80,067 people<2> (see below for details).
Lawrence was settled in 1655.
The community of Lawrence is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Lawrence lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Lawrence: (978) & (351)<4>
The ZIP codes for Lawrence: 01840-01843<5>
Websites for Lawrence ...
Official Website: www.ci.lawrence.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lawrence had an population of 80,067 people. This is an increase of 4.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.14% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lawrence had a population of 76,377 people (which is 10.28% of the total population of Essex County). This makes Lawrence the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Lawrence represents 1.17% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 76,377 people, the population of Lawrence increased 6.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 72,043 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, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland, 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.
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. Our list includes 57 papers. 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lawrence, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lawrence.
Adding Lawrence to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Lawrence 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 Lawrence was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Lawrence
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lawrence on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Lawrence: www.ci.lawrence.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022