Place:Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

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Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,361. Its county seat and largest city is Fayetteville. It is named for Major General Benjamin Lincoln, an officer in the American Revolutionary War.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1809 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1809 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1810 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1834 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1881 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1810 6,104
1820 14,761
1830 22,075
1840 21,493
1850 23,492
1860 22,828
1870 28,050
1880 26,960
1890 27,382
1900 26,304
1910 25,908
1920 25,786
1930 25,422
1940 27,214
1950 25,624
1960 23,829
1970 24,318
1980 26,483
1990 28,157

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Lincoln County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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