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.


The Village of Lawrence is seeking Request for Proposals for temporary routine inspections & testing of the water distribution and waste water collection systems for the Village of Lawrence, in accordance to Michigan Dept of Water Quality requirements. Proposal opening will be September 15, 2015.

    Shawn Mead Photography opens in Lawrence

Shawn Mead Photography, had their grand opening on Aug 27th. 

Shawn provides high school senior portraits, local sports action photos, wedding & family portraits.  His studio is at 108 N Paw Paw St and he can be also reached at


  The Fire Brick Cafe , a restaurant cafe/bakery/flower shop opened for business August 26. The proprietors are Jill Cooper of Holland and Angie Grider of Keeler.  It will also operate as a satellite of Posies & Pastries of Holland MI, which provides pastries, custom flower arrangements, pastries, cake decorating classes, photography and wedding planning.


A&B Packing Equipment among "Michigan's 50 Companies to Watch"


  Dollar General proposal to build in Lawrence

A site plan for a proposed 9278 sq ft building was approved submitted and approved by the Village Planning Commission on 04/20/15. The site will be located at the south end of 418 S. Paw Paw (the field across the street from church). Construction originally scheduled for July has been postponed to October/November due to a backlog of other Dollar General construction projects.




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