Welcome to the NEW Lawrence County Auditor Website! We hope you find the site more user friendly. Stay tuned as NEW additional features are added in the coming weeks!
Use this website to look up any property to view its tax appraisal and payment history, and you can run reports of recent sales.
Property information may be accessed by using the search bar or SEARCH link on the upper right of the page. You can utilize the INFO section on the upper right to view information on the various services offered by this office and access the numerous forms required. In the TOOLS section, you will find Sales Reports, Conveyance Calculator, and Tax Estimator for your convenience. Finally, you can navigate to our GIS Parcel Viewer by clicking the MAP link on the upper right.
Remote Vendors for Purchasing Dog Tags:
- If you do not wish to purchase a 2024 dog tag online or through the mail, please click HERE to view a list of Remote Vendors where tags may be purchased.
Below: Auditor Knipp is with Kendall Moore , a 5th Grader from Chesapeake Elementary, her Boxer mix "Bentley" won the Lawrence County 2024 "Top Dog" essay contest.
Paul David Knipp was born and raised in Lawrence County Ohio, the son of a steelworker and a nurse. He graduated from Rock Hill High School in 1993.
After High School, Paul went to Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia where he graduated in 1997 with a degree in secondary education in comprehensive social studies.
After College, Paul taught five years in the Rock Hill School System. During his time teaching, Paul earned a Master's degree in educational administration from the University of Akron, graduating in 2001.
In 2003, Paul embarked on a career change. He along with his wife April and oldest child relocated to the Commonwealth of Virginia to attend law school. Paul graduated from Regent University School of Law, a non-denominational Christian law school, in 2006.
Paul was admitted to practice law in 2006 in Ohio and began his private law practice in 2007. Paul is also admitted to practice in West Virginia (2007) and Kentucky (2009). Paul accepted a position as an assistant prosecutor in Jackson County Ohio in 2018, a position he held until his appointment to be Lawrence County's Auditor.
In 2009, Paul was elected to the first of three terms to the Rock Hill Board of Education, where he served until being appointed to be Lawrence County Auditor in October 2019.
Paul and his wife April were married in 1998, they have three children. They are active Members of Mamre Baptist Church in Kitts Hill, Ohio.
- Founded March 1, 1817
- Named for James Lawrence
- Seat Ironton
- Largest City Ironton
- Total 457 sq mi
- Land 453 sq mi
- Water 3.9 sq mi
- Population (2020)
- Total 58,240
- Density 130/sq mi
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