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About Lawrence, Kansas

Douglas County’s seat is Lawrence City and in terms of population, it is the 6th largest in Kansas. The city is situated along Wakarusa and Kansas Rivers. The city has a 28.1 sq miles land area and the temperature is just right. In fact, recorded temperatures are on the average low and high. From May to June, this is the time when precipitation is at its highest. The hot temperature range from 49 to 54 days while the cold temperature is experienced around 96 days; the change of seasons can affect the temperatures significantly. If you love sports, you can join or watch the athletic teams from the University of Kansas. Most of the local residents love sports and you too can have a great time by watching the games. The train service in the city will help you in exploring the rest of Lawrence. You can drop by at the Lawrence Amtrak Station or you can take the bus systems. There are two systems in the city – KU On Wheels and The T. KU students can ride the buses for free since the systems are owned by the MV Transportation California. You can also find a stop for the Greyhound Lines within the city. There are many sights that you will love if you’re in Lawrence City. You can find many music venues, shops, galleries, bars, and restaurants. You can check out the Lawrence Public Library, Bowersock Dam, Arts Center, KU Natural History Museum, and many others. Learn a lot from the rich history and attractions of the city.

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