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Welcome to Lawson ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lawson has a population of 2,414 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Lawson.
Lawson is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Lawson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Lawson is located in the (816) area code.
The ZIP code for Lawson: 64062<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lawson had an population of 2,414 people. This is a decrease of 2.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.34% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lawson had a population of 2,473 people (which is 10.53% of the total population of Ray County). This makes Lawson the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Lawson represents 0.04% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 207th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,473 people, the population of Lawson increased 5.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,336 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lawson.
Adding Lawson to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Lawson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Lawson elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Lawson on a .
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lawson on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Lawson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Lawson - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lawson.
Communities near Lawson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lawson.
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 Lawson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lawson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lawson. 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 Lawson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lawson. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lawson.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lawson ...
Looking for more information about Lawson? 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 Lawson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lawson.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lawson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021