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

The community of Stanford is the Seat for Lincoln County.

Lincoln County is one of the original counties of Kentucky and was founded in 1780.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lincoln had a population of 25,172 people. This is an increase of 7.75% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,361 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lincoln represented 0.58% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 46th most populous county (out of 120 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201024,742+5.91%-1.71% since 2009
200925,172+7.75%+0.62% since 2008
200825,016+7.08%-0.61% since 2007
200023,361The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Lincoln County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Lincoln County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Stanford   3,3863,4301.28% decrease  
Crab Orchard   8538421.31% increase  
Eubank   3793585.87% increase  
Hustonville   3503470.86% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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