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Lincoln County, Mississippi

PO Box 555
Brookhaven, MS 39602
Phone: (601) 835-3479
Fax: (601) 835-3423
www.co.lincoln.ms.us

In southwestern MS, east of Natchez; organized Apr 7, 1870 from Amite, Pike, Lawrence, and Franklin counties. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 588.17 (land 585.71; water 2.47) Population per square mile: 57.90
Population 2005: 33,906 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 2.20%; 1990-2000 9.50% Population 2000: 33,166 (White 68.90%; Black or African American 29.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,961; median household $27,279; Population below poverty level: 19.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,685-$22,192
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 30.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County, South Dakota

100 E 5th St
Canton, SD 57013
Phone: (605) 764-2581
Fax: (605) 764-5932

On the southeastern border of SD, south of Sioux Falls; created Dec 30, 1867 (prior to statehood) from Minnehaha County. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 578.59 (land 578.09; water 0.50) Population per square mile: 57.70
Population 2005: 33,381 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 38.30%; 1990-2000 56.40% Population 2000: 24,131 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $22,304; median household $48,338; Population below poverty level: 4.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,375-$30,544
Unemployment (2004): 2.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 71.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County, New Mexico

300 Central Ave PO Box 338
Carrizozo, NM 88301
Phone: (505) 648-2394
Fax: (505) 648-2576
www.lincolncountynm.net

In south-central NM, west of Roswell; organized Jan 16, 1869 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 4831.25 (land 4830.97; water 0.28) Population per square mile: 4.30
Population 2005: 21,007 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 8.20%; 1990-2000 58.90% Population 2000: 19,411 (White 70.90%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 25.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 15.90%). Foreign born: 6.10%. Median age: 43.80
Income 2000: per capita $19,338; median household $33,886; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,999-$20,976
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County, Oklahoma

811 Manuel St Suite 5
Chandler, OK 74834
Phone: (405) 258-1264
Fax: (405) 258-0439

In east-central OK, northeast of Oklahoma City; original county; organized Oct 1, 1891 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 965.62 (land 957.74; water 7.88) Population per square mile: 33.70
Population 2005: 32,311 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 9.80% Population 2000: 32,080 (White 85.70%; Black or African American 2.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 10.80%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,890; median household $31,187; Population below poverty level: 14.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,997-$20,648
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 31.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County, Washington

450 Logan St
Davenport, WA 99122
Phone: (509) 725-1401
Fax: (509) 725-1150
www.co.lincoln.wa.us

In eastern WA, W of Spokane; organized Nov 24, 1883 (prior to statehood) from Spokane County. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 2339.71 (land 2311.21; water 28.51) Population per square mile: 4.50
Population 2005: 10,381 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 14.90% Population 2000: 10,184 (White 94.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 42.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,888; median household $35,255; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,376-$23,817
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County, Tennessee

112 Main St S
Fayetteville, TN 37334
Phone: (931) 433-2454
Fax: (931) 433-9304
www.vallnet.com/lincolncounty

On the central southern border of TN, west of Chattanooga; organized Nov 14, 1809 from Bedford County. Name Origin: For Gen. Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810), Revolutionary War officer, U.S. secretary of war (1781-83), and lt. gov. of MA (1788)

Area (sq mi):: 570.63 (land 570.23; water 0.39) Population per square mile: 56.80
Population 2005: 32,392 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 11.30% Population 2000: 31,340 (White 89.60%; Black or African American 7.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,837; median household $33,434; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,937-$24,248
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 27.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County, West Virginia

PO Box 497
Hamlin, WV 25523
Phone: (304) 824-7990
Fax: (304) 824-2444
www.co.lincoln.wv.us

In southwestern WV, southwest of Charleston; organized Feb 23, 1867 from Boone, Cabell, and Kanawha counties. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 438.59 (land 437.43; water 1.16) Population per square mile: 51.10
Population 2005: 22,374 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 3.40% Population 2000: 22,108 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.00%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,073; median household $22,662; Population below poverty level: 27.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,520-$17,251
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.20% Median travel time to work: 39.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 67.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County, Colorado

PO Box 67
Hugo, CO 80821
Phone: (719) 743-2444
Fax: (719) 743-2524
www.lincolncountyco.us.

In east-central CO, east of Colorado Springs; organized Apr 11, 1889 , from Bent and Elbert counties. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 2586.39 (land 2586.09; water 0.30) Population per square mile: 2.20
Population 2005: 5,618 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.70%; 1990-2000 34.40% Population 2000: 6,087 (White 84.20%; Black or African American 5.00%; Hispanic or Latino 8.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 8.20%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,510; median household $31,914; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,378-$18,864
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.90% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County, Minnesota

319 N Rebecca St
Ivanhoe, MN 56142
Phone: (507) 694-1529
Fax: (507) 694-1198
www.co.lincoln.mn.us

On the southwestern border of MN; established Mar 1, 1866 from Lyon County. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 548.44 (land 537.03; water 11.41) Population per square mile: 11.30
Population 2005: 6,050 State rank: 80 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.90%; 1990-2000 -6.70% Population 2000: 6,429 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 43.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,009; median household $31,607; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,451-$24,697
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County, Wyoming

PO Box 670
Kemmerer, WY 83101
Phone: (307) 877-9056
Fax: (307) 877-3101
www.lcwy.org

On the southwestern border of WY; created Feb 20, 1911 from Uinta County. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 4089.01 (land 4069.09; water 19.92) Population per square mile: 3.90
Population 2005: 15,999 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 9.80%; 1990-2000 15.40% Population 2000: 14,573 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,533; median household $40,794; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,057-$27,156
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County, Montana

512 California Ave
Libby, MT 59923
Phone: (406) 293-7781
Fax: (406) 293-8577
www.lincolncountymt.us/

On the northwestern corner of MT; organized Mar 9, 1909 from Flathead County. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 3675.11 (land 3612.67; water 62.44) Population per square mile: 5.30
Population 2005: 19,193 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 7.80% Population 2000: 18,837 (White 95.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $13,923; median household $26,754; Population below poverty level: 19.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,783-$19,832
Unemployment (2004): 9.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.60% Median travel time to work: 17.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County, Kansas

216 E Lincoln Ave
Lincoln, KS 67455
Phone: (785) 524-4757
Fax: (785) 524-5008

In north-central KS, northwest of Salina; organized Feb 26, 1867 from Ellsworth County. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 719.94 (land 718.87; water 1.07) Population per square mile: 4.70
Population 2005: 3,411 State rank: 80 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.70%; 1990-2000 -2.10% Population 2000: 3,578 (White 97.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 43.70
Income 2000: per capita $15,788; median household $30,893; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,282-$21,422
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 18.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County, Georgia

PO Box 340
Lincolnton, GA 30817
Phone: (706) 359-4444
Fax: (706) 359-4729
www.lincolncountyga.com

On central-eastern border of GA, north of Augusta; organized Feb 20, 1796 from Wilkes County. Name Origin: For Gen. Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810), Revolutionary War officer, U.S. secretary of war (1781-83), and lt. gov. of MA (1788)

Area (sq mi):: 257.28 (land 211.09; water 46.19) Population per square mile: 38.90
Population 2005: 8,207 State rank: 139 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.70%; 1990-2000 12.20% Population 2000: 8,348 (White 63.70%; Black or African American 34.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,351; median household $31,952; Population below poverty level: 15.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,390-$21,156
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -6.00% Median travel time to work: 33.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County, North Carolina

115 W Main St
Lincolnton, NC 28092
Phone: (704) 736-8471
Fax: (704) 736-8718
www.co.lincoln.nc.us

In southwestern NC, northwest of Charlotte; organized 1779 (prior to statehood) from Tyron County, which was organized in 1768 and abolished in 1779. Name Origin: For Gen. Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810), Revolutionary War officer, U.S. secretary of war (1781-83), and lt. gov. of MA (1788)

Area (sq mi):: 307.03 (land 298.79; water 8.24) Population per square mile: 233.80
Population 2005: 69,851 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 9.50%; 1990-2000 26.80% Population 2000: 63,780 (White 86.70%; Black or African American 6.40%; Hispanic or Latino 5.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 4.80%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,877; median household $41,421; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,312-$23,998
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 27.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lincolnton County seat (10,194)

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    Lincoln County, Wisconsin

    1110 E Main St
    Merrill, WI 54452
    Phone: (715) 536-0312
    Fax: (715) 536-6528
    www.co.lincoln.wi.us

    In northeastern WI, north of Wausau; organized Mar 4, 1874 from Marathon County. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 907.05 (land 883.30; water 23.75) Population per square mile: 34.30
    Population 2005: 30,319 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 2.30%; 1990-2000 9.80% Population 2000: 29,641 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 38.90
    Income 2000: per capita $17,940; median household $39,120; Population below poverty level: 6.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,982-$24,725
    Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Merrill County seat (10,153)

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    Lincoln County, Oregon

    225 W Olive St Rm 201
    Newport, OR 97365
    Phone: (541) 265-4121
    Fax: (541) 265-4114
    www.co.lincoln.or.us

    On central western coast of OR; organized Feb 20, 1893 from Benton and Polk counties. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 1193.79 (land 979.57; water 214.23) Population per square mile: 47.00
    Population 2005: 45,994 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 14.40% Population 2000: 44,479 (White 88.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 4.80%; Asian 0.90%; Other 8.20%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 44.10
    Income 2000: per capita $18,692; median household $32,769; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,441-$26,672
    Unemployment (2004): 8.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 20.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lincoln County, Nebraska

    301 N Jeffers St
    North Platte, NE 69101
    Phone: (308) 534-4350
    Fax: (308) 535-3527
    www.co.lincoln.ne.us

    In south-central NE, north of McCook; organized as Shorter County Jan 7, 1860 (prior to statehood) from unorganized territory (contained the "paper" counties of Grant and Jackson in 1870); name changed 1866. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 2575.10 (land 2563.98; water 11.12) Population per square mile: 13.90
    Population 2005: 35,636 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 6.50% Population 2000: 34,632 (White 92.60%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 5.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.40%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 37.80
    Income 2000: per capita $18,696; median household $36,568; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,823-$26,519
    Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 16.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • North Platte County seat (23,944)

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    Lincoln County, Nevada

    PO Box 90
    Pioche, NV 89043
    Phone: (775) 962-5390
    Fax: (775) 962-5180
    www.co.lincoln.nv.us

    On the southeast border of NV, north of Las Vegas; organized Feb 25, 1866. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S.president

    Area (sq mi):: 10636.77 (land 10633.61; water 3.17) Population per square mile: 0.40
    Population 2005: 4,391 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 10.30% Population 2000: 4,165 (White 89.10%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 5.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 6.40%). Foreign born: 3.50%. Median age: 38.80
    Income 2000: per capita $17,326; median household $31,979; Population below poverty level: 16.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,561-$20,641
    Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.80% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lincoln County, Idaho

    111 W 'B' St Suite C
    Shoshone, ID 83352
    Phone: (208) 886-7641
    Fax: (208) 886-2798

    In south-central ID, north of Twin Falls; organized Mar 18, 1895 from Blaine County. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 1205.86 (land 1205.53; water 0.33) Population per square mile: 3.80
    Population 2005: 4,545 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 12.40%; 1990-2000 22.20% Population 2000: 4,044 (White 83.50%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 13.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 12.50%). Foreign born: 10.10%. Median age: 34.30
    Income 2000: per capita $14,257; median household $32,484; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,143-$21,176
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 30.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lincoln County, Kentucky

    102 E Main St County Courthouse
    Stanford, KY 40484
    Phone: (606) 365-4570
    Fax: (606) 365-4572
    www.lincolnky.com

    In south-central KY, south of Lexington; organized May 1, 1780 (prior to statehood) from Kentucky County. Name Origin: For Gen. Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810), Revolutionary War officer, U.S. secretary of war (1781-83), and lt. gov. of MA (1788)

    Area (sq mi):: 336.47 (land 336.26; water 0.21) Population per square mile: 74.70
    Population 2005: 25,122 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 7.50%; 1990-2000 16.50% Population 2000: 23,361 (White 95.70%; Black or African American 2.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.00
    Income 2000: per capita $13,602; median household $26,542; Population below poverty level: 21.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,887-$18,690
    Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 26.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lincoln County, Arkansas

    300 S Drew St
    Star City, AR 71667
    Phone: (870) 628-5114
    Fax: (870) 628-5794

    In southeastern AR; organized Mar 28, 1871 from Arkansas, Bradley, Desha, Drew, and Jefferson counties. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 572.17 (land 561.20; water 10.97) Population per square mile: 25.40
    Population 2005: 14,262 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.60%; 1990-2000 5.90% Population 2000: 14,492 (White 64.30%; Black or African American 32.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 34.70
    Income 2000: per capita $12,479; median household $29,607; Population below poverty level: 19.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,796-$16,977
    Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 25.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lincoln County, Missouri

    201 Main St
    Troy, MO 63379
    Phone: (636) 528-6300
    Fax: (636) 528-5528
    www.lcmo.us

    On the central eastern border of MO, north of Saint Louis; organized Dec 14, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Saint Charles County. Name Origin: For Gen. Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810), Revolutionary War officer, U.S. Secretary of War (1781-83), and Lt. Gov. of MA (1788)

    Area (sq mi):: 640.41 (land 630.49; water 9.92) Population per square mile: 75.70
    Population 2005: 47,727 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 22.60%; 1990-2000 34.80% Population 2000: 38,944 (White 95.50%; Black or African American 1.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 34.50
    Income 2000: per capita $17,149; median household $42,592; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,501-$23,946
    Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 31.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lincoln County, Maine

    PO Box 249
    Wiscasset, ME 04578
    Phone: (207) 882-6311
    Fax: (207) 882-4320
    www.co.lincoln.me.us

    On Atlantic coast of ME, south of Augusta; organized May 28, 1760 (prior to statehood) from York County. Name Origin: For either Enoch Lincoln (1788-1829), governor of ME (1827-29), or for Gen. Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810), officer in the Revolutionary War, U.S. secretary of war (1781-83), and lt. gov. of MA (1788)

    Area (sq mi):: 699.81 (land 455.99; water 243.82) Population per square mile: 77.30
    Population 2005: 35,240 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 4.80%; 1990-2000 10.70% Population 2000: 33,616 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 42.60
    Income 2000: per capita $20,760; median household $38,686; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,810-$29,955
    Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Rural Development investments will be used to help the Lincoln County Board of Education purchase video conferencing equipment to provide interactive distance learning services to eight hub/end user sites located in Lincoln County.
    Andy Binder at the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said his children were students at the Sacred Heart School.
    A Lincoln County spokeswoman said Monday that the settlement payment will be made by the county's insurance provider.
    Lincoln County is a mostly rural area near Mississippi's southern border with Louisiana, about 65 miles south of Jackson, the state's capital.
    The residents of Lincoln County shouldn't have to bear the burden of paying for the institutional controls and whatever additional clean up may be required in the future," Cole said.
    In an editorial for the Charlotte Observer, Duston Barto, a life-long Lincoln County resident and practicing Muslim, said that Mitchem's remarks "exposed his severe lack of tolerance toward other religions.
    Peter Sawicki, project manager for Toquop Power Holdings, which has already committed significant resources to the Project indicated "without the persistent determination of Lincoln County and the drive and passion of the Water District Board as a whole, this opportunity for Lincoln County would not be possible.
    Lincoln County covers some 900 square miles (2,331 sq km) and has an estimated population of 30,010.
    For this same period, the natural increase in Lincoln County was 606 persons.
    The conditions of the Lincoln County levees are worsening by the hour," the statement says.
    The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners approved an incentive grant in the amount of $64,233 to be paid out over a five-year period of time, $12,846 annually.
    Jones Of Old Lincoln by Doak Maddox Mansfield is an engaging biographical novel based upon the life of George Washington Jones, a prominent nineteenth-century politician from Lincoln County, Tennessee.

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