Live & Work - Greater Lawrence Chamber of Commerce

Lawrence Township is nestled on the Northeast side of Marion County, Indiana.  This lively, active community offers many of the amenities of a traditional small town in the midst of the robust nine-county metropolitan area of Central Indiana.  Its convenient location offers easy access to I-465 and downtown Indianapolis.   In addition the main interstate corridors of, I-70 and I-69 are easily within reach. Lawrence offers a perfect mix of urban and rural life, providing many of the things residents value.

A growing business community, top rated schools, small town charm and close proximity to downtown Indianapolis all contribute to the high quality of life experienced in Lawrence Township.  Residents and visitors enjoy the urban qualities of a healthy and diverse economy, high quality healthcare, excellent  educational institutions, an extensive park system and numerous cultural and  entertainment events.  With a calendar overflowing with community events, Lawrence offers something for everyone.  The comforts and conveniences of small town life – affordable  housing, friendly people and low crime offer a desirable combination.

Jobs & Employment

Lawrence has employment opportunities in a variety of areas such as retail, trade industries, healthcare and education .


Lawrence Township surrounds the City of Lawrence in the northeast corner of Marion County. The City of Lawrence Police and Fire Departments serve its nearly 48,000 residents in providing a safe community for people of all ages. Residents of the City of Lawrence elect two mayors:  mayor for the City of Lawrence and the Indianapolis mayor. The Lawrence library is located on Hague Road and Lawrence looks forward to the projected opening of a new branch in Historic Fort Harrison in 2019.