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Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

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Welcome to Lawrenceburg ...

The city of Lawrenceburg is located in Lawrence County and is the County Seat for Lawrence County.

The location of Lawrenceburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Lawrenceburg has a population of 10,772 people<2> (see below for details).

Lawrenceburg is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lawrenceburg lies within the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lawrenceburg had a population of 10,428 people (which is 24.91% of the total population of Lawrence County). This makes Lawrenceburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Lawrenceburg represents 0.16% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,428 people, the population of Lawrenceburg decreased 3.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,796 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lawrenceburg had an population of 10,772 people. This is an increase of 3.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.22% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lawrenceburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Corning - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Gordon   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Liberty Grove   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Loretto   [Map]   1,761   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Olivet   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Powell Chapel   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lawrenceburg.

Communities Also Named Lawrenceburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Lawrenceburg - they are located in Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Missouri and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lawrenceburg.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lawrenceburg. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lawrenceburg. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lawrenceburg. Our list includes 26 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lawrenceburg:

Websites for Lawrenceburg ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lawrenceburg ...

Looking for more information about Lawrenceburg? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lawrenceburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lawrenceburg.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Lawrence County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lawrenceburg:

The official website for Lawrence County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lawrenceburg.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lawrenceburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lawrenceburg) 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 Lawrenceburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lawrenceburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lawrenceburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2496, Longitude: -87.3318     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lawrenceburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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