Lawrence County, Indiana

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Lawrence County, Indiana
Lawrence County Courthouse in Bedford, Indiana
Lawrence County Courthouse in Bedford, Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Indiana's location in the U.S.
Indiana's location in the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°48′N 86°33′W / 38.800°N 86.550°W / 38.800; -86.550Coordinates: 38°48′N 86°33′W / 38.800°N 86.550°W / 38.800; -86.550
Country United States
State Indiana
Founded1818
Named forJames Lawrence
County seatBedford
Largest cityBedford (population and area)
Incorporated
Municipalities
Three Cities and Towns
Government
 • TypeCounty
 • BodyBoard of Commissioners
Area
 • Total451.93 sq mi (1,170.5 km2)
 • Land449.17 sq mi (1,163.3 km2)
 • Water2.76 sq mi (7.1 km2)
Area rank20th largest county in Indiana
Elevation502 ft (153 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total46,134
 • Estimate 
(2018)
45,668
 • Rank31st largest county in Indiana
1,050th largest county in U.S.[2]
 • Density103/sq mi (40/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP Codes
47264, 47420-21, 47436-37, 47446, 47451, 47462, 47467, 47470
Area code812 and 930
Congressional district9th
Indiana Senate district44th
Indiana House of Representatives districts65th and 73rd
FIPS code18-093
GNIS feature ID0451703
  • Indiana county number 47

Lawrence County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, 46,134 people lived there.[3] The county seat is Bedford.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lawrence County". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. "USA Counties in Profile". STATS Indiana. Retrieved 2015-01-18.
  3. "Lawrence County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2011-06-07. Retrieved 2011-09-25.
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.