Lawrence, Massachusetts

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Lawrence, Massachusetts
Ayer Mill
Ayer Mill
Flag of Lawrence, Massachusetts
Nickname(s): 
law town
Motto(s): 
Industria (Latin)
"Industry"
Location in Essex County and the state of Massachusetts.
Location in Essex County and the state of Massachusetts.
Lawrence is located in Massachusetts
Lawrence
Lawrence
Location in the United States
Lawrence is located in the United States
Lawrence
Lawrence
Lawrence (the United States)
Coordinates: 42°42′25″N 71°09′49″W / 42.70694°N 71.16361°W / 42.70694; -71.16361Coordinates: 42°42′25″N 71°09′49″W / 42.70694°N 71.16361°W / 42.70694; -71.16361
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyEssex
RegionNew England
Settled1655
Incorporated1847
Incorporated (city)1853
Founded byEssex Company
Named forAbbott Lawrence
Government
 • TypeMayor-council city
 • MayorKendrys Vasquez
 • City Council PresidentMarc LaPlante
Area
 • Total7.43 sq mi (19.24 km2)
 • Land6.93 sq mi (17.95 km2)
 • Water0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
Elevation
16 ft (5 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total76,377
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
80,028
 • Density11,546.39/sq mi (4,458.29/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDST)
ZIP code
01840, 01841, 01842, 01843
Area code(s)351 / 978
FIPS code25-34550
Websitewww.cityoflawrence.com

Lawrence is a city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. It is near the Merrimack River. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the city had a total population of 76,377.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.