Lawrence County, Arkansas

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Lawrence County
Lawrence County Courthouse in Walnut Ridge
Lawrence County Courthouse in Walnut Ridge
Map of Arkansas highlighting Lawrence County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°01′50″N 91°06′47″W / 36.030555555556°N 91.113055555556°W / 36.030555555556; -91.113055555556
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedJanuary 15, 1815
Named forJames Lawrence
SeatWalnut Ridge
Largest cityWalnut Ridge
Area
 • Total592 sq mi (1,530 km2)
 • Land588 sq mi (1,520 km2)
 • Water4.7 sq mi (12 km2)  0.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
16,735
 • Density29.7/sq mi (11.46/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitewww.lawrencecountyarkansas.com

Lawrence County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,415.[1] The county seat is Walnut Ridge.[2] It was founded on January 15, 1815.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. Retrieved May 23, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.