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Lincoln, Montana
(Lewis and Clark County)

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Welcome to Lincoln ...

Lincoln is located in Lewis and Clark County<1>.

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

When the people of Lincoln refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lincolnite<3>

Lincoln is 4,540 feet [1,384 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Lincoln is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Lincoln lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Lincoln is located in the (406) area code.

Communities Also Named Lincoln ...

While we believe that this Lincoln is located in Lewis and Clark County, we know of another 2 Montana communities named Lincoln. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cascade and Deer Lodge County.

Beyond Montana, there are 63 communities that are also named Lincoln - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (6), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (2), North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia, Washington (3), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Lincoln ...

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

  • Helmville [Powell County]
  • Atlantic City [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlantic City
    • Atlantic City [Lewis and Clark County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Lincoln
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlantic City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Blackfoot City [Powell County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackfoot City
    • Blackfoot City [Powell County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Lincoln
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackfoot City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Ovando [Powell County]
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    • Canyon Creek [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Marysville [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
    • Avon [Powell County]
    • Silver City [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Lewis and Clark County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Lincoln
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Goldcreek [Powell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldcreek
      • Goldcreek [Powell County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Lincoln
      • Goldcreek has also been known as:
      • Gold Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldcreek<6>
    • Jens [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jens
      • Jens [Powell County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Lincoln
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jens

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lincoln ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Lewis and Clark, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Lincoln refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Lincoln may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lincoln - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lincoln) 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. 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 LincolnOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lincoln. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9549, Longitude: -112.6817       In this case, the coordinates for Lincoln have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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