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Lincoln County Kansas


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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.


Statistics & Facts

The Kansas state capital is Topeka.
The population of Lincoln is approximately 1,381 (1990).
The approximate number of families is 729 (1990).
The amount of land area in Lincoln is 2.69 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lincoln to Washington DC is 1198 miles.
The distance to the Kansas state capital is 139 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lincoln is positioned 39.04 degrees north of the equator and 98.14 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lincoln elevation is 1,418 feet above sea level.


in central Kansas, southwest of Salina.
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History & History Related Items

Founder, George Green, named the town in 1870 after Lincoln County, which, in turn, had been named for President, Abraham Lincoln. It was knowns previously as Lincoln Center.
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Lincoln Historical Events

1896, July 25
The Scythe in the Tree
A man, Elom Culver, took sick, hung his scythe in a small tree, and went home. He soon died and the tree eventually grew all around the Scythe. Interesting story from the Lincoln Beacon (30 July 1896)

Lincoln Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
137 W. Lincoln
Lincoln, Kansas 67455
Phone: 785-524-4934

Lincoln Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
137 W. Lincoln
Lincoln, Kansas 67455
Phone: 785-524-4934 Lincoln


Lincoln is located in the Central Time Zone.

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