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Welcome to Lincolnton ...

The city of Lincolnton is located in Lincoln County<1> and is the County Seat for Lincoln County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lincolnton has a population of 1,501 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lincolnton.

Lincolnton is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lincolnton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Lincolnton: (706) & (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Lincolnton: 30817<5>

Websites for Lincolnton ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.lincolncountyga.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Lincolnton, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lincolnton had an population of 1,501 people. This is a decrease of 4.15% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lincolnton had a population of 1,566 people (which is 19.58% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Lincolnton the county's most populous community.

The population of Lincolnton represents 0.02% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 248th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lincolnton.

Adding Lincolnton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lincolnton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lincolnton was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lincolnton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Lincolnton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lincolnton - they are located in New York and North Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lincolnton.

Communities near Lincolnton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lincolnton.

  • Columbia Mine [McDuffie County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia Mine
    • Columbia Mine [McDuffie County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Lincolnton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 195,769 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia Mine have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Washington [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
    • Washington [Wilkes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Lincolnton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,907 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<8>
  • McCormick [McCormick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCormick
    • McCormick [McCormick County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Lincolnton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,320 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCormick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCormick<8>
  • Hamilton Crossroads [McDuffie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton Crossroads
    • Hamilton Crossroads [McDuffie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Lincolnton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,117 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamilton Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton Crossroads
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hesters Ferry
      • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Lincolnton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesters Ferry
    • Lundberg [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lundberg
      • Lundberg [Wilkes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Lincolnton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 831 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lundberg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lundberg
    • Tignall [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tignall
      • Tignall [Wilkes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Lincolnton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tignall have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tignall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tignall<8>
    • Parksville [McCormick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parksville
      • Parksville [McCormick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Lincolnton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parksville<8>
    • Troy [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
      • Troy [Greenwood County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Lincolnton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 101 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<8>
    • Plum Branch [McCormick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum Branch
      • Plum Branch [McCormick County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Lincolnton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 72 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum Branch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plum Branch<8>

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 Lincolnton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lincolnton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lincolnton. 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 Lincolnton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lincolnton. See our Newspapers Page for Lincolnton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lincolnton ...

Looking for more information about Lincolnton? 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 Lincolnton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lincolnton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lincoln County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lincolnton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lincoln County: www.lincolncountyga.com

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lincolnton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lincolnton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Lincolnton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lincolnton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lincolnton) 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 Lincolnton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LincolntonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lincolnton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7931, Longitude: -82.4775    
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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