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Town of Lawrence, Wisconsin
(Rusk County)

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The location of Town of Lawrence

Welcome to Lawrence ...

The Town of Lawrence is located in Rusk County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Lawrence has a population of 294 people<2> (see below for details).

Lawrence is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Lawrence: (715) and (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Lawrence had a population of 311 people. This makes Lawrence the county's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 311 people, the population of Lawrence increased 29.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 240 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lawrence had an population of 294 people. This is a decrease of 5.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.5% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lawrence ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Dewey   [Map]   522   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Flambeau   [Map]   1,048   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Grant   [Map]   807   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ladysmith   [Map]   3,154   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lake Holcombe   [Map]   1,063   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Marshall   [Map]   683   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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 Rusk County and the other is located in Brown 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.

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 Lawrence. 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 Lawrence. 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 Lawrence.

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

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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.

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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 Lawrence.

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

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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Lawrence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lawrence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4358, Longitude: -90.8526     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lawrence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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