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Lawrence County Information

 

New Castle News Online

City of New Castle website

Lawrence County Government Center

PALawrence E-mail list

History of Pennsylvania Counties in Maps

Historical and Genealogical
Societies and Libraries


Lawrence County Historical Society
408 N. Jefferson
P.O. Box 1745,
New Castle, PA 16103
Phone/Fax:   724-658-4022

Ellwood City Area Historical Society
310 5th Street
Ellwood City, PA
16117

New Castle Public Library
207 E. North St.
New Castle, PA 16101-3691
724-658-6659


Lawrence County Courthouse
430 Court St., New Castle, PA 16101-3593

Maps of Lawrence County

US GenWeb Lawrence County Archives

Rootsweb Lawrence County Resource Page


 Lawrence County was created on March 20,  1849, from parts of Beaver and Mercer  counties. It was named after the USS  Lawrence, Oliver Hazard Perry's original  flagship at the Battle of Lake Erie during the  War of 1812. The USS Lawrence (1813) was  named in honor of Captain James Lawrence,  a naval hero.

 New Castle is the county seat.

 Source: Wikipedia


Geodata for Lawrence County, PA

 Population:
 91,108  (2010)
 Density:
 252/sq mi
 Housing Units:
 40,975
 Area:
 363 sq. miles
 Area (Land only):
 358 sq. miles (99%)
 Area (Water only):
 5 sq. miles (1%)
 Major waterways are the Shenango River, Neshannock Creek and the Mahoning River  which form the Beaver River. Also, the Slippery Rock Creek and Connoquenessing  Creak empty into the Beaver River.
 Latitude/Longitude:
 40.992735200000000, -80.334445500000000
 Lat/Lon Northwest:
 41.127965000000000, -80.519311000000000
 Lat/Lon Southeast:
 40.851338000000000, -80.096861000000000

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