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Kansas Counties

Lincoln County, Kansas

Date Established: February 26, 1867
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Lincoln County
County Seat: Lincoln
Origin of Name: In memory of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), the martyred sixteenth president of the United States.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Battle Creek Township  35 
Beaver Township  425 
Cedron Township  35 
Colorado Township  289 
Elkhorn Township  929 
Franklin Township  98 
Golden Belt Township  40 
Grant Township  71 
Hanover Township  41 
Highland Township  61 
Indiana Township  171 
Logan Township  68 
Madison Township  96 
Marion Township  100 
Orange Township  68 
Pleasant Township  413 
Salt Creek Township  63 
Scott Township  104 
Valley Township  44 
Vesper Township  90 
Total population: 3,241 

Township map of Lincoln County, 2000
Population:
1870 (516)
1880 (8,582)
1890 (9,709)
1900 (9,886)
1910 (10,142)
1920 (9,894)
1930 (9,707)
1940 (8,338)
1950 (6,643)
1960 (5,556)
1970 (4,582)
1980 (4,145)
1990 (3,653)
2000 (3,578)
2010 (3,241)
Other Resources: Post offices in Lincoln County
Cemeteries in Lincoln County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Lincoln County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Lincoln County page [Blue Skyways]
Lincoln County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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