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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Lincoln is approximately 39,566 (2006), 42819 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,146 (2000), 16479 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lincoln is 16.739 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Lincoln is 18.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.077 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lincoln to Washington DC is 2512 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 28 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lincoln is positioned 38.89 degrees north of the equator and 121.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lincoln elevation is 165' feet above sea level.
Lincoln median income is $ 49,100 (2005).
The Lincoln median home price is $ 328,500 (2005).
Lincoln average annual rainfall is 22 inches per year
The average low temperature is mid-40 degrees F.
The average high temperature is mid-90 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 46.5 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 58.6 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 77.4 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 64.7 degrees F.


in central California about 26 miles from the Sacramento International Airport. The city is about 26 miles northeast of Sacramento near the Sierra Foothills in South Placer County. Nearby communities include Rocklin, Loomis, Roseville, Wheatland, Granite Bay, Citrus Heights, Foothill Farms and North Auburn.
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seasonal though winters are mild. Summers are warm with low humidity..
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Lincoln.

First settled in 1851, most people were farmers, but the town really began when the railroad determined the town itself. Lincoln was named for Charles Lincoln Wilson who was mainly responsible for bringing the railroad to the area. It ran from Folsom to Roseville Junction and then to Lincoln in 1861. The California Central Railroad ran out of funds so the line never went any further. More history information may be found at the above history site.

Lincoln is known as Zebratown. Though the local high school mascot is the Zebra, no one really knows how the nickname was chosen. The name appears on varous businesses and signs in town.
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The incorporation of Lincoln

18 August 1890


Lincoln Dog Park
Opened in 2002, this park provided off-leash exercise and socialization opportunities.

See photos of Lincoln and the area here.
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Lincoln City Government

City of Lincoln
640 Fifth Street
Lincoln, CA 95648
Phone: 916-645-3314

Lincoln has a City Council/City Manager form of government.

Lincoln Chamber

Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce
511 Fifth Street
Lincoln, CA 95648
Phone: (916) 645-2035
Fax: (916) 645-9455

Lincoln Organizations

Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce
511 Fifth Street
Lincoln, CA 95648
Phone: (916) 645-2035
Fax: (916) 645-9455

Lincoln Libraries

City Library

590 Fifth Street
Lincoln, CA 95648
Phone: (916) 645-3607
Fax: (916) 645-7924 Email
A Carnegie library that first opened in 1909.

Lincoln Schools

Western Placer Unified School District
710 J St.
Lincoln, CA 95648
Phone: 916-645-6350

Rainbow Junction Preschool/Daycare
595 A Street
Lincoln, CA 95648
Phone: 916 645-1099
Our goal is to create an atmosphere where your child may seek out new experiences, be encouraged to develop independence, self direction and respect for his classmates and others. Lincoln


The population of Lincoln was:
1990 - 7,248
2000 - 11,205
2004 - 24,000+ - Lincoln is the fastest growing city in the state at this time!
2005 - 32,804
2006 - 36,800
2007 - 39,566

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 2,602
2000 - 4,146

Median age:
2000 - 32.4 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 45,547
2005 - $ 49,100

Median house value:
2000 - $ 142,800
2005 - $ 328,500

Lincoln is located in the Pacific Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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