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

The community of Troy is the Seat for Lincoln County.

Lincoln County was founded in 1818 and was created by taking area from Saint CharlesCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lincoln had a population of 53,311 people. This is an increase of 36.89% since the last Census (which gave a population of 38,944 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lincoln represented 0.7% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 26th most populous county (out of 115 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
201052,566+34.98%-1.4% since 2009
200953,311+36.89%+1.11% since 2008
200852,726+35.39%+2.4% since 2007
200038,944The 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)
Troy   12,3866,73783.9% increase  
Moscow Mills   2,6641,74252.9% increase  
Elsberry   2,6452,04729.21% increase  
Winfield   1,13472356.8% increase  
Hawk Point   58445927.23% 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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