Lawrence County, Mississippi

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Lawrence County
Lawrence County Courthouse in Monticello
Lawrence County Courthouse in Monticello
Map of Mississippi highlighting Lawrence County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°33′N 90°07′W / 31.55°N 90.11°W / 31.55; -90.11
Country United States
State Mississippi
Founded1814
Named forJames Lawrence
SeatMonticello
Largest townMonticello
Area
 • Total436 sq mi (1,130 km2)
 • Land431 sq mi (1,120 km2)
 • Water5.1 sq mi (13 km2)  1.2%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total12,929
 • Density30/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd
Websitelawrencecountyms.com

Lawrence County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 12,929 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Monticello.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved September 4, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.