Lawrence, Illinois facts for kids
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|• Total||0.37 sq mi (0.95 km2)|
|• Land||0.37 sq mi (0.95 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||906 ft (276 m)|
|• Density||597.83/sq mi (231.07/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||815 & 779|
|GNIS feature ID||411867|
Lawrence is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Chemung Township, McHenry County, Illinois, United States. Lawrence is 2 miles (3.2 km) northwest of Harvard. It was named a CDP prior to the 2020 census which showed a population of 220.
A post office called Lawrence was established in 1856, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903. The community was named for Lawrence Bigsby, the owner of the original town site.
|U.S. Decennial Census
|Race / Ethnicity||Pop 2020||% 2020|
|White alone (NH)||159||72.27%|
|Black or African American alone (NH)||6||2.73%|
|Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH)||0||0.00%|
|Asian alone (NH)||2||0.91%|
|Pacific Islander alone (NH)||0||0.00%|
|Some Other Race alone (NH)||0||0.00%|
|Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH)||11||5.00%|
|Hispanic or Latino (any race)||42||19.09%|
Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.
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