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Lincoln, New Mexico
Welcome to Lincoln ...
Lincoln is located in southeast New Mexico.
When the people of Lincoln refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lincolnite<2>
Lincoln is 5,700 feet [1,737 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Lincoln is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Lincoln lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Lincoln: (575)
Communities Also Named Lincoln ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Montana (3), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, 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.
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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lincoln, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lincoln.
Adding Lincoln to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Lincoln 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 was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lincoln on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lincoln. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022