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Woodbury County, Iowa


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Statistics & Facts

The Iowa state capital is Des Moines.
The population of Lawton is approximately 697 (2000), 908 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 275 (2000), 342 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lawton is 1.243 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Lawton is 0.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lawton to Washington DC is 1080 miles.
The distance to the Iowa state capital is 149 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lawton is positioned 42.47 degrees north of the equator and 96.18 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lawton median income is $ 52,917 (2000).
The Lawton median home price is $ 103,800 (2000).
Lawton average annual snowfall is 31.9 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 18.1 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 49.2 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 74.4 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 50.8 degrees F.


in western Iowa. Nearby communities include Bronson, Moville, Hinton, Sergeant Bluff, Salix, Sioux City, South Sioux City and Kingsley.
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seasonal. Here is a page of weather links from the city.
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History & History Related Items

The original name of the town was "Truxton". A man by the name of Charles (Joseph) Law deeded property to the town with the condition it be renamed "Lawton".
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Lawton City Government

City of Lawton
101 East Maple Street
Lawton, IA
Phone: 712-944-5960

Lawton Historical Events

2004, June
Lawton Centennial Celebration

Lawton celebrated their Centennial on June 24-26, 2004

Lawton Schools

Lawton-Bronson Community School
100 Tara Way, Box 128
Lawton, IA 51030
Phone: 712-944-5183 Lawton


The population of Lawton was:
1990 - 482
2000 - 697

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