Lawrence County, Arkansas

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Lawrence County, Arkansas
Lawrence County Courthouse Walnut Ridge AR 2013-04-27 002.jpg
Lawrence County Courthouse in Walnut Ridge
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedJanuary 15, 1815
Named forJames Lawrence
SeatWalnut Ridge
Largest cityWalnut Ridge
 • Total592 sq mi (1,533 km2)
 • Land588 sq mi (1,523 km2)
 • Water4.7 sq mi (12 km2), 0.8%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)16,735
 • Density29.7/sq mi (11.46/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

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.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.