Lawrence | Michigan | 49064 | Lawrence Tigers | Village of Lawrence

 The Village of Lawrence, Michigan is a small, hometown community nestled at the center of Van Buren County. Lawrence is evenly distanced (2.5 hours) between Detroit and Chicago and boasts a variety of scenic agricultural farms and picturesque lakes, all within a few miles of the Village.  With direct access to I-94, it's a short drive to Kalamazoo, Detroit or Chicago for world-class universities, specialized health care, entertainment and shopping.

Lawrence is the hub for many of Van Buren County functions, including the Van Buren Technology Center, the Van Buren Conference Center, and the Van Buren County Road Commission.

With an active community volunteer base, there are many family-oriented annual celebrations and festivals, including the Labor Day Weekend Ox Roast & Homecoming Festival. Lawrence Public Schools provide students with an excellent K-12 educational opportunity in a safe, nurturing setting and offer a host of extracurricular activities including many competitive athletic programs.

The Sept. 30 deadline to apply for the federally funded Michigan Home Heating Credit in 2014 (for tax year 2013) is right around the corner.

The credit assists qualifying senior citizens and low-income customers with their winter energy bills. Eligible customers must have their homestead in Michigan, own or rent the home in which they live and meet income requirements. Form MI-1040CR-7 is available at the Department of Treasury's website: or by calling 517-636-4486. It is not necessary to file a Michigan tax return to apply for the home heating credit.

The 4th Annual Chill Contest will take place Sunday October 26 from 4:30 to 6 pm

TRICK OR TREAT   in the Village will take place Friday October 31

from 5:30 to 7:00 pm


Village of Lawrence  - PO Box 217 - 157 N. Paw Paw - Lawrence, Michigan 49064  - (269) 674-8161

                                                          Office Hours (Monday thru Friday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm , 1:00pm - 5:00 pm