The county of Lawrence is located in and was founded in March 1, 1817. There are 62,450 residents in Lawrence who have access to courthouses in Chesapeake, Ironton. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 6th federal circuit court as well.
There are 745 residents in Chesapeake, which is 0.6 square miles and 554ft above sea level.
There are 11,129 residents in Ironton, which is 4.5 square miles and 551ft above sea level. It was settled in 1849 and is governed by a local government.