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Douglas County, Kansas

66044, 66046, 66047, 66049

Page Contents for Lawrence, Kansas

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Statistics & Facts

The Kansas state capital is Topeka.
The population of Lawrence is approximately 65,608 (1990), 87643 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 25,893 (1990), 34970 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lawrence is 59.416 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.476 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lawrence to Washington DC is 1034 miles.
The distance to the Kansas state capital is 25 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lawrence is positioned 38.96 degrees north of the equator and 95.25 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Comanche - The Old War Horse of the 7th Calvery
Did you know that "Comanche" was the only survivor of Custer's 7th Calvery, and when he died he was stuffed and sent to the University of Kansas, Lawrence where all can see him.
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Lawrence Historical Events

June 2004
David Hall Inducted
Sylvia Hall (Decatur IA.) and Joan Harvey (Mt Ayr IA.) traveled Wed. June 3 to Lenexa Kansas. Friday morning, they left with Susie, Darrell, and David Hall to attend the Kansas Special Olympics Spring Games in Wichita. Robert, Jake, Brett Hall, and Nancy McCarty joined them. During the opening ceremonies David Hall was inducted into the Special Olympics Hall of Fame. 1400 athletes competed in the games. David is Sylvia and Joan's grandson and lives in Lawrence Ks.

Lawrence Community Events

March each year
Investing in the Future One Child at a Time
Child Care Providers Coalition Of Kansas, Inc.
Annual Statewide Conference
For more information or to obtain a registration form contact:
Janet Jardes
Phone: (913) 369-3216

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