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Time Zone: Lawrence County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

Lawrence County was founded in 1843. Lawrence was created by taking area from Barry and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lawrence had a population of 37,648 people. This is an increase of 6.94% since the last Census (which gave a population of 35,204 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lawrence represented 0.63% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 29th most populous county (out of 115 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201038,634+9.74%+2.62% since 2009
200837,638+6.91%+0.23% since 2007
200035,204The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Lawrence County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Lawrence County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Aurora   7,4407,0146.07% increase  
Mount Vernon   4,5804,01714.02% increase  
Marionville   2,1672,1132.56% increase  
Pierce City   1,4621,3855.56% increase  
Miller   7937545.17% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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