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Time Zone: Lawrence County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

Lawrence County was founded in 1815.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lawrence had a population of 16,882 people. This is a decrease of 5.02% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,774 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lawrence represented 0.66% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 43rd most populous county (out of 75 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201017,415-2.02%+3.16% since 2009
200916,882-5.02%-0.57% since 2008
200816,978-4.48%+0.66% since 2007
200017,774The Last Census

More information can be found on the Lawrence County Census Page for Lawrence County.


Below are some of the communities located in Lawrence County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Lawrence County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Walnut Ridge   4,7204,9254.16% decrease  
Hoxie   2,6342,8176.5% decrease  
Black Rock   6697176.69% decrease  
Imboden   6266848.48% decrease  
Ravenden   4945113.33% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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