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Lawrenceburg is a city in Anderson County, in the Frankfort metro area.

Lawrenceburg is in the Bluegrass region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for William Lawrence, tavern owner.

The latitude of Lawrenceburg is 38.037N. The longitude is -84.896W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 787 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,246.


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Median household income
Local
$41,329
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lawrenceburg demographic reports
Lawrenceburg is on the Kentucky River.
Former and merged names include:
· Lawrence
Construction of the Southern Railroad and Young's High Bridge over the Kentucky River enabled the distillery industry to grow here.
Lawrenceburg received national attention for May 2000 fire at the Wild Turkey Distillery, causing thousands of gallons of flaming bourbon to pour into the river.
Local festivals include:
  • Lawrenceburg Fair - June 23-30, 2007
  • Burgoo Festival - Sept. 28-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lawrenceburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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13% of Lawrenceburg residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lawrenceburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lawrenceburg was $17,810, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Lawrenceburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lawrenceburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $744.


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Libraries in Lawrenceburg include Anderson County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lawrenceburg include Anderson News

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Anderson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lawrenceburg political report.

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The average commute time for Lawrenceburg workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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