Place:Lawrence, Indiana, United States

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Lawrence County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 46,134. The county seat is Bedford.

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History

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Lawrence County was formed in 1818 from Orange County. It was named for Capt. James Lawrence, who uttered the famous words "Don't give up the ship" after being mortally wounded during the War of 1812.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1818 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1819 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1882 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1820 4,116
1830 9,234
1840 11,782
1850 12,097
1860 13,692
1870 14,628
1880 18,543
1890 19,792
1900 25,729
1910 30,625
1920 28,228
1930 35,583
1940 35,045
1950 34,346
1960 36,564
1970 38,038
1980 42,472
1990 42,836

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