Lawrence, Minnesota

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The 1884 Abraham Bisson House is a vestige of Lawrence, Minnesota

Lawrence is an extinct village in section 16 of St. Lawrence Township, Scott County, in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

History[edit]

Lawrence village was originally called St. Lawrence.[2] Both names honor John Lawrence, a pioneer settler.[2] A post office operated under the name St. Lawrence from 1857 until 1879.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lawrence, Minnesota
  2. ^ a b 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. 181.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Saint Lawrence Post Office (historical)

Coordinates: 44°39′29″N 93°41′05″W / 44.65806°N 93.68472°W / 44.65806; -93.68472