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Lawrenceville is a city in Gwinnett County, in the Atlanta metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after James Lawrence, naval officer who became famous for his dying words, "Don't give up the ship!"
The latitude of Lawrenceville is 33.956N. The longitude is -83.988W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,066 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,698.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lawrenceville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gwinnett County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30045 ZIP code.
9% of Lawrenceville residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lawrenceville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lawrenceville was $19,649, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Lawrenceville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Lawrenceville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $597. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,031.
Libraries in Lawrenceville include Collins Hill, Five Forks, Lawrenceville ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lawrenceville include Gwinnett Daily Post
Gwinnett County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lawrenceville political report.
The average commute time for Lawrenceville workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lawrenceville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Lawrenceville include Best Western Inn, Comfort Suites Lawrenceville, Country Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Hampton Inn Atlanta Lawrence, Holiday Inn Express, Hometown Inn, Suburban Extended Stay.
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