Relocating to Lawrence?

  • Lawrence crowned as the second best college town to live in forever by Best College towns to Live In
  • The National Trust for Historic Preservation ranked Lawrence among its "Dozen Most Distinctive Destinations," touting it as one of the best-preserved and unique communities in America.
  • Lawrence has been rated among the top 15 in "The 100 Best Small Arts Towns in America" by author John Villani.
  • USA Today ranked Lawrence as one of the least segregated communities in the country.
  • The League of American Cyclists ranked Lawrence as one of the country's most bike-friendly towns in 2005.



Welcome to Lawrence!
Lawrence, KS is located about 20 minutes east of Topeka and 25 minutes west of Overland Park on the Kansas River. With a population of over 88,000 and home to the University of Kansas, Lawrence has a lot to offer!

Shopping, dining, and entertainment in the historic downtown district along Massachusetts St. is very popular with many people and is a must for any visitors. Wonderful public schools and public high schools with Lawrence High School and Free State High School.

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