Place:Lawrence, Ohio, United States

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Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Ohio. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 62,450, which is an increase of 0.2% from 62,319 in 2000. Its county seat is Ironton and is named for James Lawrence, the naval officer famous for the line "do not give up the ship".

Lawrence County is part of the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 287,702. New definitions from February 28, 2013 placed the population at 363,000.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1815 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1817 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Marriage 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
1820 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1846 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1864 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 3,499
1830 5,367
1840 9,738
1850 15,246
1860 23,249
1870 31,380
1880 39,068
1890 39,556
1900 39,534
1910 39,488
1920 39,540
1930 44,541
1940 46,705
1950 49,115
1960 55,438
1970 56,868
1980 63,849
1990 61,834

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