Lawrence County, Mississippi

Lawrence County: County in Mississippi, United States

About

Lawrence County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,929 and a population density of 11 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 12,480 inhabitants. Its county seat is Monticello. The county was created 210 years ago in 1813.

Lawrence County locator map
Location of Lawrence County on Mississippi map.

Quick Facts about Lawrence County

Population : 12,480 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (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 : 1129 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.2%
Land as percent of area : 98.8%
Named for : James Lawrence
Capital : Monticello
Establishment : January 01, 1814
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:21:47 (22nd July 2024)
Density : 11 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.6% (2010-2020)
Map of Mississippi highlighting Lawrence County locator map image
Map of Mississippi highlighting Lawrence County
Map of Mississippi highlighting Lawrence County locator map image

Geography

Lawrence County is located at 31°33'1"N 90°6'25"W (31.5502000, -90.1069900). It has 6 neighbors: Copiah County, Jefferson Davis County, Lincoln County, Marion County, Simpson County and Walthall County.

Lawrence County map

The largest city of Lawrence County is Monticello with a population of 1,447. Other cities include and Silver Creek population 197. See all Lawrence County cities & populated places.

Lawrence County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lawrence County.

City Name Population Title
Monticello 1,447 County seat of Lawrence County, Mississippi, USA
New Hebron 413 Town of the United States
Silver Creek 197 Human settlement in Lawrence County, Mississippi, United States of America

Lawrence County has 6 neighbours.

  • Monticello

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lawrence County decreased by 3.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,929 - census
2011 12,748 -1.42% estimation process
2012 12,688 -0.47% estimation process
2013 12,597 -0.72% estimation process
2014 12,623 0.21% estimation process
2015 12,691 0.54% estimation process
2016 12,812 0.94% estimation process
2017 12,629 -1.45% estimation process
2018 12,448 -1.45% estimation process
2019 12,586 1.1% estimation process
2020 12,480 -0.85% estimation process

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People born in Lawrence County (5)

People born in Lawrence County, including politician Andrew H. Longino, politician Rosalind Peychaud, activist John M. Perkins, .

List

Other places with the same name (11)

Mississippi Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Hinds County 227,966 County in Mississippi, United States
Harrison County 208,801 County in Mississippi, United States
De Soto County 173,323 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson 157,821 The capital and most populous city of Mississippi.
Rankin County 155,975 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson County 143,802 County in Mississippi, United States
Madison County 106,871 County in Mississippi, United States
Lee County 85,466 County in Mississippi, United States
Forrest County 75,009 County in Mississippi, United States
Lauderdale County 73,751 County in Mississippi, United States
Gulfport 71,438 The second most populous city in Harrison County, Mississippi.
West Gulfport 71,329 A census-designated place in Harrison County, Mississippi.
Jones County 67,993 County in South Dakota, United States
Lamar County 64,165 County in Mississippi, United States
Auburn 60,258 The most populous city in Lee County, Mississippi.
Lowndes County 58,309 County in Mississippi, United States