Lincoln County, Idaho

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Lincoln County, Idaho
American Legion Hall in Shoshone Idaho.jpg
Location within Idaho
Location within Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
FoundedMarch 18, 1895
Named forAbraham Lincoln
Largest cityShoshone
 • Total1,206 sq mi (3,124 km2)
 • Land1,201 sq mi (3,111 km2)
 • Water4.5 sq mi (12 km2), 0.4%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)5,318
 • Density4.3/sq mi (1.7/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6

Lincoln County is a county in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, 5,208 people lived there.[1] The county seat and largest city is Shoshone.[2] The county is named after President Abraham Lincoln.[3] It was founded on March 18, 1895.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. Retrieved July 1, 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.