Missouri Lawrence County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Lawrence County, Missouri. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Missouri Lawrence County.

1. Branch Library AURORA BRANCH
Street Address: 202 Jefferson, Aurora, MO 65605
Phone Number: (417) 678-2036 Lawrence N/A N/A

Street Address: 22 E. Washington Street, Marionville, MO 65705
Phone Number: (417) 463-2675 Lawrence N/A N/A

3. Branch Library MILLER BRANCH
Street Address: 112 E. Main Street, Miller, MO 65707
Phone Number: (417) 452-3466 Lawrence N/A N/A

4. Branch Library MT. VERNON BRANCH
Street Address: 206 W. Water ST., MT. Vernon, MO 65712
Phone Number: (417) 466-2921 Lawrence N/A N/A

5. Branch Library PIERCE CITY BRANCH
Street Address: 100 West Main Street, Pierce City, MO 65723
Phone Number: (417) 476-5419 Lawrence N/A N/A

Overview of Lawrence County, Missouri

Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 35,204. Its county seat is Mount Vernon.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,589 km² (613 mi²). 1,588 km² (613 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.05% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Dade County (north)
  • Greene County (northeast)
  • Christian County& Stone County (southeast)
  • Barry County (south)
  • Newton County (southwest)
  • Jasper County (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 35,204 people, 13,568 households, and 9,728 families residing in the county. The population density is 22/km² (57/mi²). There are 14,789 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (24/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.68% White, 0.27% Black or African American, 0.76% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.67% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. 3.39% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 13,568 households out of which 33.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% are married couples living together, 9.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.30% are non-families. 24.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.03.

In the county the population is spread out with 27.20% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 26.90% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 15.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 97.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $31,239, and the median income for a family is $36,846. Males have a median income of $27,309 versus $18,990 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,399. 14.10% of the population and 11.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 19.50% of those under the age of 18 and 11.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Lawrence County, Missouri has the following cities and towns:

  • Albatross
  • Aurora
  • Freistatt
  • Halltown
  • Heatonville
  • Hoberg
  • Marionville
  • Miller
  • Monett
  • Mount Vernon
  • Phelps
  • Paris Springs Junction
  • Pierce City
  • Plew
  • Rescue
  • Spencer
  • Stotts City
  • Verona

Map of Lawrence County Missouri