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Welcome to Lawrence ...

The Town of Lawrence is located in Saint Lawrence County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Lawrence has a population of 1,786 people<3> (see below for details).

Lawrence is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Lawrence is within the boundaries of the (315) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lawrence had an population of 1,786 people. This is a decrease of 2.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Lawrence had a population of 1,826 people. This makes Lawrence the county's 23rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,826 people, the population of Lawrence increased 18.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,545 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lawrence ...

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.

  • Cornwall
  • Potsdam [Saint Lawrence County]
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    • Potsdam [Saint Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Lawrence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,217 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potsdam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potsdam
  • Malone [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malone
    • Malone [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Lawrence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,103 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malone
  • Massena [Saint Lawrence County]
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    • Massena [Saint Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Lawrence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,954 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Massena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Massena
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Massena [Saint Lawrence County]
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      • Massena [Saint Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Lawrence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Massena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Massena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Massena<6>
    • Potsdam [Saint Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potsdam
      • Potsdam [Saint Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Lawrence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,796 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potsdam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potsdam<6>
    • Malone [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malone
      • Malone [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Lawrence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,621 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malone<6>
    • Norfolk [Saint Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norfolk
      • Norfolk [Saint Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Lawrence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norfolk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norfolk
    • Stockholm [Saint Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockholm
      • Stockholm [Saint Lawrence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Lawrence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,590 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockholm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockholm
    • Louisville [Saint Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
      • Louisville [Saint Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Lawrence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,001 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville

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. 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.

Mentions & References for Lawrence

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Saint Lawrence County

About New York

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

The official website for Saint Lawrence County: www.co.st-lawrence.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Saint Lawrence, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lawrence.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lawrence - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lawrence) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lawrence. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LawrenceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lawrence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7537, Longitude: -74.6716       In this case, the coordinates for Lawrence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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