Lawrenceport, Indiana facts for kids

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Lawrenceport
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lawrence
Township Bono
Elevation 604 ft (184 m)
ZIP code 47446
FIPS code 18-42516
GNIS feature ID 437676

Lawrenceport is an unincorporated community in Bono Township, Lawrence County, Indiana.

History

Lawrenceport was platted in 1837. It was named in honor of Josiah Lawrence, owner of land near the town site. A post office was established at Lawrenceport in 1851, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1859.

Geography

Lawrenceport is located at 38°45′04″N 86°23′16″W / 38.75111°N 86.38778°W / 38.75111; -86.38778.


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