LAWSON MISSOURI

Home of the Cardinals

 

Thinking of moving to Lawson? Let me give you a quick rundown and contacts for this town.

 

Lawson is located in Clay and Ray Counties. The population is the 2010 census was 2473. This quiet little suburb has a lot to offer.

 

Here are some of the amenities:

* Great schools

* Hidden Valley Golf Course

* Watkins Mill State Park

* Lawson City Lake

* VFW  (All American Post 2 years in a row)

* Very Nice Baseball/Softball Complex

* Churches of many denominations

* Several Dining Establishments including Catricks, Papa J's and Mulligans along with fast food options

* Local fire department with full time and volunteer staff

* Many local business including Monroe's Pharmance where the Old Fashioned Soda's are still served

* Amazing Sense of COMMUNITY. Small town living at its best and still close to the city for convenience.

 

Schools:

Lawson is one of 57 schools in the State of Missouri to be a Blue Ribbon School. The school in this community is a driving force for people to seek out this small town. This school offers a wide range of activities from athletics to an awesome theatre department and everything in between. A student can be involved in several different activities. The schools are rated by Great School as follows:

Southwest Elementary  7      Lawson Middle School  9    Lawson High School  8

The highest rating is a 10.

Check out the website for this school. You will find the administration and staff are happy to answer questions and are always excited to talk about Lawson Schools.

http://lawsoncards.org

 

Website links to check out the many amenities this town has to offer

Hidden Valley Golf Course   http://golflawson.com

Watkins Mill State Park  http://mostateparks.com/park/watkins-mill-state-park

City of Lawson  http://www.cityoflawsonmo.org

Lawson Chamber of Commerce  http://www.lawsonchamber.com

The Lawson Police Department http://www.lawsonpolice.com

Northwest Gymnastics http://northwestgymnastics.vpweb.com

 

A few fun fact and some History...

Lawson was founded in 1870. It was names for New York businessman L.M. Lawson.

The Lawson Review is Ray County's longest continously in-print newspaper

Lawson is HOME to Ray County's oldest bank, Lawson Bank, founded in 1883. The bank recovered from a devestating fire in 1914 and still stands at 4th and Penn today.