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

The community of Ivanhoe is the Seat for Lincoln County.

Lincoln County was founded in 1873 and was created by taking area from LyonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lincoln had a population of 5,723 people. This is a decrease of 10.98% since the last Census (which gave a population of 6,429 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lincoln represented 0.13% of the total population of Minnesota, making it the state's 79th most populous county (out of 87 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
20105,896-8.29%+3.02% since 2009
20095,723-10.98%-1.11% since 2008
20085,787-9.99%-0.45% since 2007
20006,429The 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)
Tyler   1,0991,2189.77% decrease  
Hendricks   63572512.41% decrease  
Lake Benton   61770312.23% decrease  
Ivanhoe   57567915.32% decrease  
Arco   8510015% decrease  

Websites for Lincoln County

Official Website:   www.co.lincoln.mn.us/

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<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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