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, a short drive east to Kalamazoo or west to Lake Michigan beaches.

    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.


Village Holiday Decorating Contest

The Annual Holiday Decorating Contest is open to all Village residents and will take place on

Friday December 19th, 2014 from 6:30 until 7:30 pm

Please have your decorations lit by 6:00 pm for viewing.

Bank Gift Cards will be awarded by a panel of judges


1st place - $ 75,   2nd place - $50,  3rd place - $25

The Lawrence DDA is accepting proposals for the purchase of the downtown building, property address 107 W St Joseph St, formerly owned by Charlie Orr.  Square footage 3360sq ft, 1860 sq ft per floor.

This photo on left from 1907 when it operated as a butcher shop



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