Lawrence County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Lawrence County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 12,016 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Monticello.[2]

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
Named forJames Lawrence
Largest townMonticello
 • Total436 sq mi (1,130 km2)
 • Land431 sq mi (1,120 km2)
 • Water5.1 sq mi (13 km2)  1.2%
 • Total12,016
 • Density28/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Lawrence County, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.