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Welcome to Lincoln ...
The location of Lincoln has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Lincoln, you might consider that their post office opened in 1856.
When the people of Lincoln refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lincolnite<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lincoln has a population of 6,777 people<4> (see below for details).
Lincoln is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Lincoln lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Lincoln (for example, toward Tallapoosa (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The ZIP code for Lincoln: 35096<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lincoln had an population of 6,777 people. This is an increase of 8.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 48.07% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lincoln had a population of 6,266 people (or 7.61% of the total population of Talladega County). This makes Lincoln the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Lincoln represents 0.13% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 90th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,266 people, the population of Lincoln increased 36.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,577 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lincoln.
Communities Also Named Lincoln ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Alabama communities named Lincoln: This one is located in Talladega County and the other is located in Madison County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 63 communities that are also named Lincoln - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (6), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (3), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (2), North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia, Washington (3), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lincoln.
Communities near Lincoln ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lincoln.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lincoln. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lincoln.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lincoln. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lincoln.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lincoln. See our Newspapers Page for Lincoln.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lincoln ...
Looking for more information about Lincoln? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Lincoln, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lincoln.
Adding Lincoln to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Lincoln in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lincoln was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Lincoln in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Lincoln.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023