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

The community of Monticello is the Seat for Lawrence County.

Lawrence County was founded in 1814 and was created by taking area from MarionCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lawrence had a population of 13,308 people. This is an increase of 0.38% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,258 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lawrence represented 0.47% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 64th most populous county (out of 82 counties).

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

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201012,929-2.48%-2.85% since 2009
200913,308+0.38%+0.25% since 2008
200813,275+0.13%+0.2% since 2007
200713,248  
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200013,258The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Monticello   1,6871,7262.26% decrease  
New Hebron   4344472.91% decrease  
Silver Creek   23320911.48% increase  

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<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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