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|Elevation||906 ft (276 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||815 & 779|
|GNIS feature ID||411867|
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. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lawrence, Illinois
- "McHenry County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
- Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 93.
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