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Lawrenceville is a city in Gwinnett County, in the Atlanta metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after James Lawrence, naval officer who became famous for his dying words, "Don't give up the ship!"

The latitude of Lawrenceville is 33.956N. The longitude is -83.988W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,066 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,698.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$43,299
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lawrenceville demographic reports
Public transportation: Gwinnett County Transit (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 80. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 3.1 per 1,000 people.
Lawrenceville received national attention for 1978 shooting of publisher Larry Flynt on the steps of the Lawrenceville courthouse
Well-known residents have included:
· Ezzard "Mack" Charles, boxer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • American Indian Festival - Oct. 6-7, 2007
  • Gwinnett County Fair - Sept. 13-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lawrenceville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Aurora Theatre
Historic sites and museums: Gwinnett History Museum, Southeastern Railway Museum
Colleges and universities: Georgia Perimeter College -- Lawrenceville Campus, Gwinnett Technical College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lawrenceville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gwinnett County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30044 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Lawrenceville residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lawrenceville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lawrenceville was $19,649, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Lawrenceville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lawrenceville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $597.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,031.


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Libraries in Lawrenceville include Collins Hill, Five Forks, Lawrenceville ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lawrenceville include Gwinnett Daily Post

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Politics

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Lawrenceville workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lawrenceville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Lawrenceville include Best Western Inn, Comfort Suites Lawrenceville, Country Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Hampton Inn Atlanta Lawrence, Holiday Inn Express, Hometown Inn, Suburban Extended Stay.

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