Place:Lawrence, Missouri, United States

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NameLawrence
Alt namesLawrencesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates37.117°N 93.833°W
Located inMissouri, United States     (1815 - )
See alsoBarry, Missouri, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)


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Lawrence County is a county located in Southwest Missouri in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,634. Its county seat is Mount Vernon. The county was organized in 1845 and named for James Lawrence, a naval officer from the War of 1812 known for his statement, "Don't give up the ship." A previous Lawrence County, established in 1815 and dissolved in 1818, was divided into Wayne County, Madison County, and later into others, including its current formation.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1815 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1845 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1845 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1845 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1883 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
1850 4,859
1860 8,846
1870 13,067
1880 17,583
1890 26,228
1900 31,662
1910 26,583
1920 24,211
1930 23,774
1940 24,637
1950 23,420
1960 23,260
1970 24,585
1980 28,973
1990 30,236

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of LawrenceCounty, Missouri, United States

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Resources

Rootsweb.com: Lawrence County, Missouri

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