Lawtey is a city in Bradford County, Florida, United States. The population was 656 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 673 .
The city has received national attention and earned the dubious distinction of being one of only two official speed traps designated by the American Automobile Association (the other being Waldo a few miles to the south), due to the city's strict enforcement of the local speed limit on U.S. Route 301 as it cuts through town.
Lawtey is located at 30°02′45″N 82°04′20″W / 30.045804°N 82.072127°W / 30.045804; -82.072127.