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Welcome to South Lawrence ...

South Lawrence is located in Essex County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for South Lawrence: S. Lawrence

South Lawrence is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named South Lawrence ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named South Lawrence - it's located in Kansas.

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

Communities near South Lawrence ...

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

  • Lowell [Middlesex County]
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    • Lowell [Middlesex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of South Lawrence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,904 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
  • Lynn [Essex County]
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    • Lynn [Essex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of South Lawrence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,539 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynn
  • Nashua [Hillsborough County]
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    • Nashua [Hillsborough County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of South Lawrence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<5>
  • Haverhill [Essex County]
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    • Haverhill [Essex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of South Lawrence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,098 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Medford [Middlesex County]
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      • Medford [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of South Lawrence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medford
    • Malden [Middlesex County]
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      • Malden [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of South Lawrence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 people
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    • Peabody [Essex County]
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      • Peabody [Essex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of South Lawrence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,063 people
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    • Arlington [Middlesex County]
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      • Arlington [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of South Lawrence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,169 people
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    • Salem [Essex County]
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      • Salem [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of South Lawrence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,581 people
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    • Billerica [Middlesex County]
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      • Billerica [Middlesex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of South Lawrence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,021 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Billerica

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Lawrence ...

Looking for more information about South 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 South Lawrence, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for South Lawrence.

Adding South Lawrence to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of South 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 South Lawrence was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found South Lawrence on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Essex County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Essex, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Lawrence - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- South Lawrence) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Lawrence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6959, Longitude: -71.1537       In this case, the coordinates for South Lawrence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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