Place:Lincoln, Wyoming, United States

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Lincoln County is a county in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,106. Its county seat is Kemmerer. It is east from the Idaho-Utah state line.

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History

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Lincoln County was created February 21, 1911, with land detached from Uinta County.

The county was named for Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth president of the United States.

In 1921, Lincoln County lost territory when Sublette County and Teton County were created.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1871 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1899 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1930 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1920 12,487
1930 10,894
1940 10,286
1950 9,023
1960 9,018
1970 8,640
1980 12,177
1990 12,625

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