Place:Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States

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Lawrence County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 91,108. The county seat is New Castle.

Lawrence County makes up the entire New Castle, Pennsylvania Micropolitan Statistical Area, and is included with the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, the Weirton–Steubenville metropolitan area, and Indiana County, Pennsylvania as the Pittsburgh–New Castle-Weirton, PA-WV-OH Combined Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1849 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Probate 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

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 21,079
1860 22,999
1870 27,298
1880 33,312
1890 37,517
1900 57,042
1910 70,032
1920 85,545
1930 97,258
1940 96,877
1950 105,120
1960 112,965
1970 107,374
1980 107,150
1990 96,246

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Lawrence County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.
  • www.rootsweb.com/~palawren


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