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Lincoln County, Wisconsin

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Lincoln County, created in 1874 from Marathon County, is named after Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States. Located in northeast Wisconsin, the county seat is Merrill.

Land Area 883.30 sq miles
Water Area 23.75 sq miles
Elevation 1,263 ft at Merrill
Number of Lakes 727
Area in Lakes 15,741 acres (24.6 sq miles)
Rivers Big Rib, Copper, Little Somo, New Wood, Pine, Prairie, Somo, Spirit, Wisconsin
Major Watershed Wisconsin River
Geographical Province Northern Highland
Natural Vegetation Mostly maple, hemlock, and yellow birch. North-central: jack pine and prairie grasses with conifer swamp and white and red pine to the south.
Population  
1930:
1970:
1980:
1990:
2000:
21,072
23,499
26,555
26,993
29,641
 
Border Counties  
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West:
Oneida County
Langlade County
Marathon County
Taylor County, Price County

Lincoln County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.co.lincoln.wi.us
Board of Supervisors Board of Supervisors
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
1110 E Main St
Merrill, WI 54452
Phone: 715-536-0312
Clerk of Courts Clerk of Courts
1110 E. Main Street
Merrill, WI 54452
Phone: 715-536-0319
County Sheriff Sheriff
1104 E. First Street
Merrill, WI
Phone: 715-536-6272
Health Department Health Department
607 N Sales Street
Merrill, WI
Phone: 715-536-0307
Highway Department Highway Department
100 Cooper Street
Merrill, WI
Phone: 715-536-0352
County Parks Forestry, Land, and Parks
1106 E 8th Street
Merrill, WI 54452
Phone: 715-536-0327
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
1110 E Main St
Merrill, WI 54452
Phone: 715-536-0318
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Lincoln County
PO Box 917
Merrill, WI 54452
Phone: 715-536-0304
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Gleason Community Club
W1420 1st Ave
Gleason, WI 54435-9404
Phone: 715-539-9359
  Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce
120 S Mill St
Merrill, WI 54452
Phone: 715-536-9474
  Tomahawk Regional Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 412
Tomahawk, WI 54487
Phone: 715-453-5334

Historical and Genealogical Societies Merrill Historical Society
804 E 3rd St
Merrill, WI 54452
Phone: 715-536-6606 (h)
  WIGenWebProject, Lincoln County

Lincoln County - Wisconsin Valley Library Service wvls.lib.wi.us
T. B. Scott Free Library
106 W First Street
Merrill 54452
715-536-7191
Tomahawk Public Library
300 West Lincoln Ave
Tomahawk 54487
715-453-2455
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