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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania!

Located just 45 minutes north of Pittsburgh International Airport, Lawrence County offers proximity to big city amenities while maintaining small town attributes, low costs, and a climate where you – the RESIDENT, BUSINESS and VISITOR matter!

EXCELLENT HIGHWAY ACCESS

  • Direct access to Interstates 80, 79, 76
    and 376.
  • Within an 8 hour drive to New York City, Chicago and Washington DC.

COMPETITIVE REAL ESTATE COSTS

  • Housing and land are affordably priced.
  • Traditional "walkable" neighborhoods preserve the best of our past while welcoming future generations.
  • Industrial land sites are "shovel-ready" with utilities available.

EXPERIENCED WORK FORCE

  • A total labor force of over 450,000 live within a 30-mile radius.
  • The average travel time to work is only 21.3 minutes.

SUPPORTIVE GOVERNMENT

  • The County Commissioners are committed to embracing the concept of regionalism to enhance opportunities for our citizens.

UNIQUE VISITORS’ OPPORTUNITY

  • Lawrence County boasts the third largest Old Order Amish community in the nation.
  • Our numerous waterways and golf courses support your outdoor lifestyle— hiking, cycling, boating, golfing and more.
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY IS THE FIREWORKS CAPITAL OF AMERICA!

TRAVEL & TOURISM

  • What to do
  • What to see
  • Where to stay
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CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

  • Schools
  • Housing
  • Communication
  • Business Networking
  • Advocacy
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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Site Selection
  • Industrial Development
  • Real Estate Development
  • Business Finance
  • Incentives
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance
  • Government Programs
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LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • Voter Registration
  • Planning
  • Public Safety
  • Veterans’ Office
  • Courts and Judges
  • Assessment
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KEY STATS:

  • Population (2006)
    91,795
    (Center for Rural Pennsylvania)
  • Land Area
    360 square miles
    (Center for Rural Pennsylvania)
  • Largest Municipality
    New Castle - population (2003) 25,335
    (US Census Bureau)

TOP PRIVATE EMPLOYERS:

  • Jameson Health System, Inc. - 1,300
  • Liberty Mutual - 700
  • Westminster College - 385
  • Ellwood Group - 350
  • ESB Bank - 250
  • Dairy Farmers of America - 200
2011