Lawrence, Utah

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Lawrence
Unincorporated community
Lawrence is located in Utah
Lawrence
Lawrence
Location of Lawrence in Utah
Coordinates: 39°17′44″N 110°55′45″W / 39.29556°N 110.92917°W / 39.29556; -110.92917Coordinates: 39°17′44″N 110°55′45″W / 39.29556°N 110.92917°W / 39.29556; -110.92917
Country United States
State Utah
County Emery
Settled 1883
Named for Lawrence Staker
Elevation[1] 5,666 ft (1,727 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84528
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 1437620[1]

Lawrence is an unincorporated community in Emery County, Utah.

History[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 107
1900 160 49.5%
1910 161 0.6%
1920 139 −13.7%
1930 161 15.8%
1940 169 5.0%
1950 119 −29.6%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[2]

Lawrence was founded about 1883 as a Mormon farming community. It formerly had its own post office and church, but the church was demolished in the 1950s. Sometimes called "Stakerville", Lawrence was named after Lawrence Staker.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lawrence". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved March 31, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Lawrence". GhostTowns.com. Retrieved March 31, 2014.