Lawrence County

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Lawrence County
Lawrence County Courthouse in Deadwood
Lawrence County Courthouse in Deadwood
Map of South Dakota highlighting Lawrence County
Location within the U.S. state of South Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting South Dakota
South Dakota's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 44°22′N 103°47′W / 44.36°N 103.79°W / 44.36; -103.79
Country United States
State South Dakota
FoundedJanuary 11, 1875 (created)
1877 (organized)
Named forJohn Lawrence
SeatDeadwood
Largest citySpearfish
Area
 • Total800 sq mi (2,000 km2)
 • Land800 sq mi (2,000 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)  0.03%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total24,097
 • Estimate 
(2018)
25,741
 • Density30/sq mi (12/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large
Websitewww.lawrence.sd.us
US Highway 14a w

Lawrence County is a county in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 24,097.[1] Its county seat is Deadwood.[2]

Lawrence County is coextensive with the Spearfish, SD Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Rapid City-Spearfish, SD Combined Statistical Area.

  1. ^ "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.

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    U.S. county in South Dakota

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