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Lawrence County

County Website

Welcome to Lawrence County

Lawrence County is located in northwest Alabama in between some of the south’s major cities, including Birmingham, Nashville and Atlanta. From the Bankhead National Forest to the Tennessee River, the county features several natural resources and recreational opportunities. As the birthplace of Olympian Jesse Owens, Lawrence County is home to the Jesse Owens Memorial Park and Museum. The county has over 33,000 residents and one of the strongest school systems in the state.

Core Services

Tax Information

Businesses pay various taxes through county tax boards, tax assessors, and revenue departments. All entities that conduct business in the county should contact this office to determine their potential tax liabilities.

Economic Development

Access county and area business development resources including, incentives, incubator opportunities, and local demographics compiled by county agencies, the area chamber of commerce, or the area economic development authority.


Access a primary county news source for the latest county information.

Contact Us

Find the main numbers for the Lawrence County Courthouses and departmental emails.

Access Lawrence County Resources

Local resource contact information for Lawrence County's website, Small Business Development Center(s), Taxpayer Service Center(s), Business License office(s), and Chamber(s) of Commerce in your area here.