Downtown Lawrence

The community of Lawrence has endless opportunities for historical explorations, beautiful scenery, incredible arts and entertainment venues, and delicious restaurants.  Rock Chalk with the University of Kansas Jayhawks while strolling through campus or find the perfect gift in one of the fun stores in downtown Lawrence.  From our Civil War history to the 2008 NCAA National Championship Basketball Team, Lawrence has something to offer everyone.

Facts & Figures

  • Lawrence & Douglas County is home to more than 112,000 people and growing. From 2010 – 2012, the area’s population grew faster than the state’s, at a rate of 1.8%.
  • The Lawrence & Douglas County workforce is one of the most highly educated talent pools in the country and we’re ready to go to work for you.
  • The Lawrence & Douglas County region is home to three universities and a student population of more than 30,000.
  • Located just 30 minutes from Kansas City, the most geo-central major market in the nation, businesses in Lawrence & Douglas County have easy access to a robust multimodal transportation and distribution network.
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