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Welcome to Lawrence ...

The Town of Lawrence is located in Brown 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 5,411 people<3> (see below for details).

Lawrence is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lawrence had an population of 5,411 people. This is an increase of 26.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 249.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Lawrence had a population of 4,284 people. This makes Lawrence the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Lawrence represents 0.08% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 202nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,284 people, the population of Lawrence increased 176.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,548 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lawrence ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Lawrence: This one is located in Brown County and the other is located in Rusk County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 2 communities that are also named Lawrence - they are located in and New York.

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.

  • Green Bay [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Bay
    • Green Bay [Brown County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Lawrence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 104,578 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Bay
  • Appleton [Outagamie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Appleton
    • Appleton [Outagamie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Lawrence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 74,098 people
    • Former name for Appleton:
    • Appleton Junction
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Appleton
  • De Pere [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Pere
    • De Pere [Brown County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Lawrence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,970 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Pere
  • Grand Chute [Outagamie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Chute
    • Grand Chute [Outagamie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Lawrence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,305 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Chute have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Chute
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Howard [Brown County]
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      • Howard [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Lawrence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,177 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
    • Menasha [Winnebago County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menasha
      • Menasha [Winnebago County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Lawrence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,873 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menasha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menasha
    • Ashwaubenon [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashwaubenon
      • Ashwaubenon [Brown County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Lawrence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,161 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashwaubenon
    • Kaukauna [Outagamie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaukauna
      • Kaukauna [Outagamie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Lawrence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,270 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaukauna
    • Bellevue [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellevue
      • Bellevue [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Lawrence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,944 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellevue
    • Allouez [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allouez
      • Allouez [Brown County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Lawrence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,894 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allouez

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Brown County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Brown County: www.co.brown.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Brown, 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 things 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lawrence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lawrence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4064, Longitude: -88.1420       In this case, the coordinates for Lawrence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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