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Welcome to Lawrence

Like many of Pittsburgh's suburban communities, Lawrence is a small borough with charming homes, access to Pittsburgh and public transportation, and homes that tend to be more affordable than those within the city. However, Lawrence also boasts an excellent school district, easy access to shopping and entertainment in surrounding suburbs, and a tightly knit community of just 540 people. CENTURY 21 Frontier can help you find your dream home in this quiet suburb.

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Attention Lawrence Homeowners!

Buyers are willing to pay a premium for homes in Lawrence. If you are even considering selling your home, we'd love to help you maximize your equity. Get started by requesting a free home evaluation to see just how much your home is worth in today's competitive market!

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At a Glance

Quick Facts

County: Washington County
Population (2010): 540
Local Industries: Education, shipping, healthcare

Points of Interest

Shopping & Dining: Frankie's Italian Kitchen, South Hills Village
Recreation: Boyce Mayview Park, Fairview Park, Frost Valley Golf Links, Valleybrook Golf Course

Local Schools

Public School District: Canon-McMillan School District
Public High Schools: Canon-McMillan High School

What's Nearby?

Because of Lawrence's location near the Washington County-Allegheny County line, this borough is close to amenities in both counties. Washington in Washington County, for instance, features a thriving downtown, the Meadows Racetrack & Casino, Tanger Outlets, and a bus route between the township and Downtown Pittsburgh. Upper St. Clair in Allegheny County, for instance, is home to the renovated South Hills Village shopping mall, which features a Carmike movie theater, 12-restaurant food court, and a variety of retailers. Use the map below to find more things to do in the Lawrence area.

Why Home Buyers Choose Lawrence

Affordable Homes

Many of the homes in Lawrence are pre-World War II properties that are more affordable than those in Pittsburgh. According to US Census data, the median home values for this township are just shy of $170,000.

Median Home Values: $165,200

Convenience to Pittsburgh

If you're planning to commute to Pittsburgh from Lawrence, it takes approximately 30 minutes to drive from the center of town to Downtown Pittsburgh, a distance of about 20 miles. Major roads and highways are easily accessible from this suburban community.
Major Highways: I-79, US-19
Public Transit: Washington County Metro Commuter bus route

Lawrence Accolades

  • Largest school district in Washington County (Canon McMillan School District) offers AP courses, honors courses, sports programs, and more
  • Annual toy drive hosted by Lawrence Volunteer Fire Company
  • Annual pumpkin festival held in nearby Houston, PA

Let's Talk About Your Real Estate Goals

If you're looking for a home in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, relocating and need local area information, or want to sell your home quickly and for more money, we can help you with anything you need. Contact our real estate experts and let's chat about the community of Lawrence, its available homes, and its real estate market.

Contact Us Today!

Thinking about buying or selling a home? Want to join our team of Pittsburgh real estate professionals? We’d love to hear from you! Let us know how we can help, and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible.

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