Census Data for Lincoln ...
As far as we can tell, Lincoln has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.
While we don't have census information for Lincoln, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:
| ||Community ||2015<1>|
| ||Huntsville||190,582|| SW ||3 miles [4.8 km]|
| ||Decatur||55,437|| SW ||24 miles [38.6 km]|
| ||Madison||46,962|| W ||9 miles [14.5 km]|
| ||Athens||24,966|| W ||20 miles [32.2 km]|
| ||Hartselle||14,493|| SW ||29 miles [46.7 km]|
Population Rings for Lincoln ...
To help identify the number of people who live in Lincoln and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Lincoln. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Lincoln, so its people haven't been included.
|5 mi [8 km]||2||190,582||+5.82%|
|10 mi [16 km]||3||237,544||+6.5%|
|15 mi [24 km]||7||240,849||+6.54%|
|20 mi [32 km]||11||269,408||+7.09%|
|25 mi [40 km]||19||331,959||+5.83%|
|30 mi [48 km]||25||358,603||+5.54%|
US Census QuickFacts ...
The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information called QuickFacts. Although they haven't created a QuickFact for Lincoln, there are QuickFacts available for the following nearby communities:
For more about neighboring communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Lincoln. For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Lincoln, see our County-by-County Page for Lincoln.
A Census QuickFact is available for Madison County (QF-01089).
Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Madison County.
Miscellaneous Information for Lincoln ...
The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Madison County or the community of Lincoln:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Lincoln:
GNIS ID for Lincoln: 121651
GNIS ID for Madison County: 161570
GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 01 (Alabama)
County Code: 089 (Madison County)
Place Code: 43096 (Lincoln)
State & County Code: 01/089 (Alabama / Madison County)
State & Place Code: 01/43096 (Alabama / Lincoln)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Lincoln is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Lincoln.
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.|
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|<2>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Lincoln. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lincoln) to Point B.|
If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lincoln. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lincoln
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lincoln. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7456, Longitude: -86.5875 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Lincoln have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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|<3>||The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.|
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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lincoln.