Lawrence County , South Dakota

Lawrence County: County in South Dakota, United States

Lawrence County locator map
Location of Lawrence County on South Dakota map.

About

Lawrence County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,097 and a population density of 12 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 26,221 inhabitants. Its county seat is Deadwood. The county was created 146 years ago in 1874.

Lawrence county south dakota courthouse image
Lawrence county south dakota courthouse
Lawrence county south dakota courthouse image

Geography

Lawrence County is located at 44°21'31"N 103°47'32"W (44.3586300, -103.7922200). It has 5 neighbors: Meade County, Butte County, Pennington County, Crook County and Weston County.

Lawrence County map

The largest city of Lawrence County is Spearfish with a population of 11,900. Other cities include, Lead population 2,947, Deadwood population 1,294, Whitewood population 999 and Saint Onge population 364. See all Lawrence County cities & populated places.

Weather

Lawrence County forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. more

Lawrence County Quick Facts

Population : 26,221 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Dakota (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 : 2073 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.03%
Land as percent of area : 99.97%
Named for : John Lawrence
Capital : Deadwood
Establishment : January 01, 1875
Time Zone : UTC−07:00
Local time : 06:44:44 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.1% (2010-2020)
Weather : 33℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather

Lawrence County has 5 neighbours.

  • Deadwood

Demographics

The population of Lawrence County increased by 8.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 24,097 - census
2011 24,329 0.95% estimation process
2012 24,402 0.3% estimation process
2013 24,939 2.15% estimation process
2014 24,732 -0.84% estimation process
2015 24,827 0.38% estimation process
2016 25,317 1.94% estimation process
2017 25,677 1.4% estimation process
2018 25,727 0.19% estimation process
2019 25,844 0.45% estimation process
2020 26,221 1.44% estimation process

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People born in Lawrence County (3)

People born in Lawrence County, including writer Frank Schoonmaker, Puerto Rican educator and independence advocate Ruth Mary Reynolds, Recipient of the Purple Heart medal William H. Parker, you can see a list of people who born in Lawrence County.

Other places with the same name (11)

Lawrence County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lawrence County.

City Name Population Title
Spearfish 11,900 City in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States
Lead 2,947 City in South Dakota, United States of America
North Spearfish 2,285 Census-designated place in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States
Deadwood 1,294 City in and county seat of Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States
Whitewood 999 City in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States
Saint Onge 364 Unincorporated community in South Dakota
Preston 184 Township in Brookings County, South Dakota
Central City 131 City in Lawrences County, South Dakota, United States
Englewood 19 Human settlement in United States of America

South Dakota Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Minnehaha County 196,659 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Sioux Falls 157,584 City in and county seat of Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States
Pennington County 115,926 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Rapid City 77,503 County seat of Pennington County, South Dakota, United States
Lincoln County 63,019 County in South Dakota, United States
Brown County 38,738 County in South Dakota, United States
Brookings County 35,603 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Meade County 28,588 County in South Dakota, United States
Codington County 28,186 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Yankton County 22,742 County in South Dakota, United States
Watertown 22,303 City in and county seat of Codington County, South Dakota, United States
Davison County 19,812 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Beadle County 18,513 County in South Dakota, United States
Hughes County 17,336 County in Oklahoma, United States
Union County 16,192 County in South Dakota, United States
Mitchell 15,697 City in and county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States