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Overview

Introduction to Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, in Anderson county, is 23 miles W of Lexington, Kentucky.

Lawrenceburg History

Originally, a German immigrant called Jacob Kaufman came to Lawrenceburg in the early 1780s. The area was first named Kaufman’s Station. The first post office of the city was set up in 1817. The city was named Lawrenceburg in 1827 honoring William Lawrence, a local tavern owner.

Lawrenceburg and nearby Attractions

  • Anderson CO History Museum
  • Old Fort Harrod State Park
  • Lincoln Homestead State Park
  • Waveland State Historic Site

Things To Do In Lawrenceburg

Tourists in Lawrenceburg can plan a trip to the Anderson CO History Museum. The Lincoln Homestead State Park and Old Fort Harrod State Park are also frequently visited by the residents. Waveland State Historic Site is known for its historical significance. In addition, Lawrenceburg organizes various festivals and recreational events throughout the year.

Lawrenceburg Transportation

Louisville International - Standiford Field Airport provides air transportation facilities.

Lawrenceburg Higher Education

Central Kentucky Technical College - Anderson Campus is located in Lawrenceburg. One can opt for other higher education institutes such as the University of Kentucky, Lexington Community College, and Eastern Kentucky University.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,081
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens12.8%
Employed Population 16+5,395
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married50.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17%
Median Earnings25+$33,125
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,038
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,087

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,959
% Above Poverty Level87.5%
% Below Poverty Level12.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.6%
Median Gross Rent$717
Median House Value$121,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.6%
English14.4%
Irish12.5%
Scottish3.2%
Welsh3%
Italian1.9%
French Except Basque1.3%
Polish1%
Norwegian0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Trinidad Tobago0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Swedish0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
German0.1%
Greek0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Lawrenceburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Anderson County
Standard Zip Codes40342
Phone Area Codes502
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude38.03
Approximate Longitude-84.89

Lawrenceburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationFRANKFORT LOCK 4
Distance13.7 miles
Jan Temp21 to 40 F
Apr Temp39 to 66 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip43.5 inches
StationLEXINGTON BLUE GRASS AP
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp24 to 40 F
Apr Temp44 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp46 to 67 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches
StationDIX DAM
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp26 to 43 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Frankfort27,598$59,151
Harrodsburg8,409$45,810
Midway1,681$69,375
Stamping Ground825$44,583
Versailles9,091$49,040
Wilmore6,181$57,000

Lawrenceburg Public Libraries

Anderson County Public Library
114 NORTH MAIN STREET
Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
(502) 839-6420

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Lawrenceburg Public Schools

Anderson County High School
1 Bearcat Dr
ZIP: 40342
(502) 839-5118
High
Total Enrollment 1153
Anderson County Middle School
1 Mustang Trail
ZIP: 40342
(502) 839-9261
Middle
Total Enrollment 810
Emma B. Ward Elementary School
1150 Bypass N
ZIP: 40342
(502) 839-4236
Primary
Total Enrollment 506
Ezra Sparrow Early Childhood Center
1154 Bypass N
ZIP: 40342
(502) 839-2504
Primary
Total Enrollment 360
Kentucky Tech - Anderson County Tech Ctr
1500 Bypass North Us 127
ZIP: 40342
(502) 839-9465
Phoenix Academy
31b Industrial Rd
ZIP: 40342
(502) 839-4542
High
Total Enrollment 27
Robert B. Turner Elementary School
1411 Fox Creek Road
ZIP: 40342
(502) 839-2500
Primary
Total Enrollment 583
Saffell Street Elementary School
210 Saffell St
ZIP: 40342
(502) 839-3565
Primary
Total Enrollment 489

Lawrenceburg Private Schools

Christian Academy Of Lawrenceburg
1631 Us 127 Bypass S
ZIP: 40342
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 90
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