|Named for||Abraham Lincoln|
|• Total||588 sq mi (1,520 km2)|
|• Land||586 sq mi (1,520 km2)|
|• Water||2.1 sq mi (5 km2) 0.4%%|
|• Density||59/sq mi (23/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Lincoln County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 34,869 people lived there. Its county seat is Brookhaven. The county was created on April 7, 1870 and named for Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States (1861–1865).
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved September 4, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 187.