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Welcome to Lincoln Center ...

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

The location of Lincoln Center has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Lincoln Center: Lincoln Ctr. (or less commonly used: Lincoln Cen., Lincoln Cent. or Lincoln Cntr.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lincoln Center has a population of 1,183 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The origin (or the toponymy) of Lincoln Center: Named for Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), the 16th President of the United States.

Going back to its beginning, Lincoln Center was originally named Lincoln. For more information about the names of Lincoln Center, see The Names of Lincoln Center on our Genealogy Page.

The community of Lincoln Center is 1,400 feet [427 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Lincoln Center lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Lincoln Center: (785)

The ZIP code for Lincoln Center: 67455<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lincoln Center had an population of 1,183 people. This is a decrease of 8.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lincoln Center had a population of 1,297 people (which is 40.02% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Lincoln Center the county's most populous community.

The population of Lincoln Center represents 0.05% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 167th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,297 people, the population of Lincoln Center decreased 3.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,349 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lincoln Center.

Communities Also Named Lincoln Center ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lincoln Center - they are located in Iowa and Maine.

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

Communities near Lincoln Center ...

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

  • Tescott [Ottawa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tescott
    • Tescott [Ottawa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Lincoln Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282 people
    • Former name for Tescott:
    • Tescot
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tescott
  • Sylvan Grove [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvan Grove
    • Sylvan Grove [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Lincoln Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 269 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvan Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Sylvan Grove has also been known as:
    • Sylvan Grove Station
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvan Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvan Grove<7>
  • Beverly [Lincoln County]
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    • Beverly [Lincoln County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Lincoln Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 146 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
  • Barnard [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnard
    • Barnard [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Lincoln Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Barnard:
    • Nimrod
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnard
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hunter [Mitchell County]
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      • Hunter [Mitchell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Lincoln Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hunter<7>
    • Denmark [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denmark
      • Denmark [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Lincoln Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denmark
    • Ada [Ottawa County]
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      • Ada [Ottawa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Lincoln Center
      • Former name for Ada:
      • Hot Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ada
    • Glendale [Saline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
      • Glendale [Saline County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Lincoln Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Carneiro [Ellsworth County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carneiro
      • Carneiro [Ellsworth County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the south of Lincoln Center
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carneiro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Carneiro:
      • Alum Creek
    • Culver [Ottawa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Culver
      • Culver [Ottawa County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the east of Lincoln Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culver

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lincoln Center. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lincoln Center.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lincoln Center ...

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

Adding Lincoln Center to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lincoln Center 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 Lincoln Center was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Lincoln Center

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Kansas

About Lincoln County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lincoln Center.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lincoln Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Lincoln Center). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lincoln Center 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lincoln Center) 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 Center. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lincoln CenterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lincoln Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0423, Longitude: -98.1466       In this case, the coordinates for Lincoln Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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