Introduction to Lawrence, Indiana
Lawrence, Indiana, in Marion county, is 8 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana. The city is in the Indianapolis area. There are 38,915 residents in Lawrence.
Lawrence was first platted as a triangular tract of land named Lanesville in 1849. It was named Lawrence in honor of naval hero Captain James Lawrence, who fought in the War of 1812. Lawrence was incorporated as a town in 1929.
Lawrence and nearby Attractions
- Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
- Fort Harrison State Park
- Fort Golf Course
- Maple Creek Country Club
- Warren Park
- Indianapolis Art Center
Things To Do In Lawrence
The city of Lawrence has a beautiful State Park and Pete Dye Golf Course. The Fort Harrison State Park is spread out over a huge area and offers numerous facilities.
Mount Comfort Airport is nearby.
Lawrence Higher Education
Colleges in the neighborhood include Indiana University, Ivy Tech State College, Butler University and the University of Indianapolis.