Lawrence County, Kentucky
Lawrence County: County in Kentucky, United States
Lawrence County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,860 and a population density of 15 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 15,436 inhabitants. Its county seat is Louisa. The county was created 201 years ago in 1821.
Located in the state of Kentucky, this is a place where you can see the stars and feel at home. With a population of just under 16,000 people, it's a great place to live and work. But if you don't want to work here, there are plenty of places that will hire you—Lawrence County is home to Patagonia and Adidas; two huge employers in their respective industries.
If you're looking for a place where you can get away from it all but still be close enough to the big city when you want it, then this might be the perfect spot for you. With Louisa as its county seat, this area offers all kinds of entertainment options—from museums and art galleries to restaurants and nightlife hotspots.
The best way to get around Lawrence County? A car! There are plenty of options for renting one or buying one if that's more your style. The best part about living here? It's not too far from Louisville or Lexington—two cities that boast world-class shopping malls, theaters and restaurants.
Quick Facts about Lawrence County
|Population :||15,436 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Kentucky (United States)|
|Different from :||Lawrence County, Lawrence County, Lawrence County, Lawrence County, Lawrence County, Lawrence County, Lawrence County, Lawrence County, Lawrence County, Lawrence County|
|Area :||1088 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||1.1%|
|Land as percent of area :||98.9%|
|Named for :||James Lawrence|
|Establishment :||December 12, 1821|
|Time Zone :||Eastern Time Zone|
|Local time :||11:31:37 (28th May 2023)|
|Density :||14 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-2.75% (2010-2020)|
Lawrence County is located at 38°4'4"N 82°44'5"W (38.0678800, -82.7347500). It has 7 neighbors: Boyd County, Carter County, Elliott County, Johnson County, Martin County, Morgan County and Wayne County.
Lawrence County map
The largest city of Lawrence County is Louisa with a population of 2,325. Other cities include and Blaine population 44. See all Lawrence County cities & populated places.
Lawrence County Populated Places
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lawrence County.
|Louisa||2,325||City in Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA|
|Blaine||44||City in Kentucky, USA|
- Official Website
Official website of Lawrence County
Lawrence County has 7 neighbours.
- Boyd County county in Kentucky, United States
- Carter County county in Kentucky, United States
- Elliott County county in Kentucky, United States
- Johnson County county in Kentucky, United States
- Martin County county in Kentucky, United States
- Morgan County county in Kentucky, United States
- Wayne County county in West Virginia, United States
According to census records, the population of Lawrence County decreased by 2.75% in 10 years.
People born in Lawrence County (4)
People born in Lawrence County, including politician and Supreme Court justice Fred M. Vinson, singer Ricky Skaggs, politician Reuben S. Strahan, .
- Tyler Childers (American country musician) he was born in 21/06/1991
Other places with the same name (11)
- Lawrence County , Pennsylvania county in Alabama, United States with a population of 85,083 people.
- Lawrence County , Ohio county in Ohio, United States with a population of 59,091 people.
- Lawrence County , Indiana county in Indiana, United States with a population of 45,496 people.
- Lawrence County , Tennessee county in Tennessee, United States with a population of 44,432 people.
- Lawrence County , Missouri county in southwestern Missouri, United States with a population of 38,175 people.
- Lawrence County , Alabama county in Alabama, United States with a population of 32,857 people.
- Lawrence County , South Dakota county in South Dakota, United States with a population of 26,221 people.
- Lawrence County , Arkansas county in Arkansas, United States with a population of 16,410 people.
- Lawrence County , Illinois county in Illinois, United States with a population of 15,467 people.
- Lawrence County , Mississippi county in Mississippi, United States with a population of 12,480 people.
Kentucky Other Counties (more counties)
|Jefferson County||767,452||County in Alabama, United States|
|Louisville||760,026||County seat of Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States|
|Fayette County||324,735||County in West Virginia, United States|
|Lexington-Fayette||314,488||Consolidated city-county in Kentucky, United States|
|Meads||288,649||Unincorporated community in Boyd County, Kentucky|
|Ironville||288,649||Unincorporated community in Boyd County, Kentucky|
|Lexington||225,366||City in Fayette County, Kentucky, United States|
|Kenton County||167,949||County in Kentucky, United States|
|Boone County||135,396||County in Kentucky, United States|
|Warren County||134,510||County in Kentucky, United States|
|Hardin County||111,309||County in Tennessee, United States|
|Daviess County||101,978||County in Kentucky, United States|
|Madison County||94,265||County in Kentucky, United States|
|Campbell County||94,020||County in northeastern Wyoming, United States|
|Bullitt County||82,182||County in Kentucky, United States|
|Christian County||71,478||County in Missouri, United States|