Lincoln County, Arkansas

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Lincoln County
Lincoln County Courthouse in Star City
Lincoln County Courthouse in Star City
Map of Arkansas highlighting Lincoln County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°57′35″N 91°43′07″W / 33.959722222222°N 91.718611111111°W / 33.959722222222; -91.718611111111
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedMarch 28, 1871
Named forAbraham Lincoln
SeatStar City
Largest cityStar City
Area
 • Total572 sq mi (1,480 km2)
 • Land562 sq mi (1,460 km2)
 • Water11 sq mi (30 km2)  1.9%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
13,820
 • Density25/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitelincolncounty.arkansas.gov

Lincoln County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,134.[1] The county seat is Star City.[2] Lincoln County was founded on March 28, 1871, and named for Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 23, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 187.