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Welcome to
Lawrence County, Kentucky

 


 

County Courthouse
122 S Main Cross St
Louisa, KY 41230-1700
Phone: (606)638-4102
Fax: (606)638-0638

BIOGRAPHIES BIRTHS CEMETERIES CENSUS DEATHS HISTORY
  MARRIAGES NEWSPAPERS OBITUARIES    


HISTORY

      LAWRENCE COUNTY is named for James Lawrence, and co-founded by Isaac Bolt, who served as a Lawrence County Commissioner and Justice of the Peace. It is the home of country music star Ricky Skaggs. It is the birthplace of the late Chief Justice of the United States Frederick Moore Vinson and former Kentucky Governor Paul E. Patton. In regard to alcohol sales, Lawrence County is a dry county, meaning the sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited everywhere in the county.

 

COMMUNITIES:
Adams
Blaine (city)
Blevins
Cordell
Louisa (city)
Mazie
Richardson
LIBRARIES:
Lawrence County Public Library
102 W. Main and Jefferson
Louisa, KY  41230
 

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Adjacent Counties:

1. Carter County (northwest)
2. Boyd County (north)
3. Wayne County, West Virginia (east)
4. Martin County (southeast)
5. Johnson County (south)
6. Morgan County (southwest)
7. Elliott County (west)

County Seat: Louisa
Year Organized: 1822
Square Miles: 415.60
Size of Board: 5

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