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Lincoln City
Lincoln County, Oregon


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Statistics & Facts

The Oregon state capital is Salem.
The population of Lincoln City is approximately 6,335 (1994), 7930 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,023 (1990), 3645 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lincoln City is 13.803 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.086 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lincoln City to Washington DC is 2613 miles.
The distance to the Oregon state capital is 52 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lincoln City is positioned 44.97 degrees north of the equator and 124.00 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lincoln City elevation is 11 feet above sea level.
Lincoln City average annual rainfall is 71.8 inches per year


on the central Oregon Coast between the pacific ocean and the 680 acre Devils Lake. Lincoln City is about 2 hours driving time from Portland and 1 hour from Salem.
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History & History Related Items

On Dec. 8, 1964 the cities of Oceanlake, Delake, Taft, and the unincorporated communities of Cutler City and Nelscott voted to combine into a single community. The name Lincoln City was came from the county and was chosen to avoid conflict about which town name to keep.
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Devils Lake is the recreational focus of the town, but with 3 rivers and the bay nearby, there are many other recreational opportunities as well. There are over 7 miles of nice public beaches in Lincoln City.

The D River State Recreation Site with the world's shortest river at just 120 feet long!
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Lincoln City City Government

City of Lincoln City
PO Box 50
Lincoln City, OR 97367
Phone: 541-996-2152
Fax: 541-996-7232

Lincoln City Chamber

Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce

Lincoln City Organizations

Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce
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Some facts about Lincoln City, Oregon:
Home of the World's Shortest River, D-River
Kite Capital of the World
Home of Oregon's oldest covered bridge, Upper Drift Creek Bridge
Home of Oregon's oldest glass blowing studio, Alder House II
Listed as one of the top 25 retirement locations in the United States
Most motel rooms on the coast between Seattle and San Francisco
1994 the median housing cost was $ 130,000

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