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Welcome to Lawrence ...
The village of Lawrence is located in Nassau 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, Lawrence has a population of 6,556 people<3> (see below for details).
Lawrence is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Lawrence lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
While we don't have a date for the founding of Lawrence, you might get a feel for its origin by knowing that their post office opened in 1897.
Websites for Lawrence ...
Official Website: www.villageoflawrence.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lawrence had an population of 6,556 people. This is an increase of 1.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.52% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lawrence had a population of 6,483 people. This makes Lawrence the county's 27th most populous community.
The population of Lawrence represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 384th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,483 people, the population of Lawrence has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,522 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lawrence.
Communities Also Named Lawrence ...
While we believe that this Lawrence is located in Nassau County, we know of another 3 New York communities named Lawrence. Those communities are located in the following counties: Queens, Saint Lawrence and Schuyler County.
Beyond New York, there are 35 communities that are also named Lawrence - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi (2), Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.
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.
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. Our list includes 5 papers. 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.
Adding Lawrence to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Lawrence in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Lawrence was the List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7> From that list, the Lawrence post office opened in 1897.
We also found Lawrence on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1908).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lawrence.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Lawrence: www.villageoflawrence.org/
The official website for Nassau County: www.nassaucountyny.gov/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 26 Mar 2023