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Lawrenceville, West Virginia
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Lawrenceville is an unincorporated community in Hancock County, West Virginia, United States. It is located on the East Liverpool South U.S. Geological Survey Map, and lies at an elevation of 978 feet (289 m).
Lawrenceville is directly adjacent to the city of Chester, and has been closely connected to it throughout their histories. It uses the Chester zip code of 26034, although it is considered its own community. The history of Lawrenceville goes back to 1714, when a trading post was established in the area. The town was created by the then Virginia legislature in 1814. It once had its own elementary school, but students today commute to Chester.
GNIS ID codes
The GNIS ID codes for Lawrenceville are as follows:
- Lawrenceville: 1554924
- Hancock County: 1560574
- West Virginia: 1779805
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