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Time Zone: Lincoln County lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Newport is the Seat for Lincoln County.

Lincoln County was founded in 1893. Lincoln was created by taking area from Benton and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lincoln had a population of 46,293 people. This is an increase of 4.08% since the last Census (which gave a population of 44,479 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lincoln represented 1.3% of the total population of Oregon, making it the state's 17th most populous county (out of 36 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
201046,034+3.5%-0.56% since 2009
200946,293+4.08%+0.34% since 2008
200846,138+3.73%+0.42% since 2007
200044,479The 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)
Newport   9,9329,5324.2% increase  
Lincoln City   8,1647,4379.78% increase  
Toledo   3,2833,4725.44% decrease  
Waldport   2,0352,0500.73% decrease  
Depoe Bay   1,3871,17418.14% increase  

Websites for Lincoln County

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

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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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