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County Formed February 20, 1796
County Seat Lincolnton
Incorporated Cities Lincolnton
Total Area 257.406791 square miles

History

From its county population in 2000 of 8358 to its current population estimate of 7622, the county has experienced a growth change of -736.

Lincoln County was named after Revolutionary War hero General Benjamin Lincoln, who was a distinguished American patriot, when it became the twenty-fourth county created in Georgia.

Lincoln County has the distinction of being the first county-wide listing in Georgia in the National Register of Historical Places. On September 21,1993, over 160 historic buildings in Lincoln County were listed in the National Register through the Department of the Interior, National Park Services.

Points of Interest

Elijah Clark State Park

Lincoln County Historical Park

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Chamber of Commerce http://www.lincolncountyga.org/
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State of Georgia



Historic Groves-May House, Lincolnton


Lincolnton Gray's Mountain


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