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

The community of Ironton is the Seat for Lawrence County.

Lawrence County was founded December 21, 1815. Lawrence was created by taking area from Gallia and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lawrence had a population of 62,744 people. This is an increase of 0.68% since the last Census (which gave a population of 62,319 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lawrence represented 0.55% of the total population of Ohio, making it the state's 40th most populous county (out of 88 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
201062,450+0.21%-0.47% since 2009
200862,692+0.6%-0.11% since 2007
200062,319The 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)
Ironton   11,28211,2110.63% increase  
South Point   4,0393,7427.94% increase  
Coal Grove   2,0642,0271.83% increase  
Chesapeake   8698423.21% increase  
Proctorville   6236200.48% 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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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