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

The community of Lawrenceburg is the Seat for Lawrence County.

Lawrence County was founded in 1817.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lawrence had a population of 41,314 people. This is an increase of 3.48% since the last Census (which gave a population of 39,926 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lawrence represented 0.7% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 32nd most populous county (out of 95 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
201041,869+4.87%+1.34% since 2009
200941,314+3.48%+0.62% since 2008
200841,060+2.84%+0.43% since 2007
200039,926The 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)
Lawrenceburg   10,89110,7960.88% increase  
Loretto   1,7991,6658.05% increase  
Saint Joseph   8638294.1% increase  
Ethridge   5595364.29% increase  
Iron City   3803683.26% increase  

Websites for Lawrence County

Official Website:   www.co.lawrence.tn.us/

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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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