Lincoln County, West Virginia
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The Lincoln County Courthouse in Hamlin in 2007
Location within the U.S. state of West Virginia
West Virginia's location within the U.S.
|Founded||February 23, 1867|
|Named for||Abraham Lincoln|
|• Total||439 sq mi (1,140 km2)|
|• Land||437 sq mi (1,130 km2)|
|• Water||1.6 sq mi (4 km2) 0.4%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||49/sq mi (19/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Lincoln County is a county in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,720. Its county seat is Hamlin. The county was created in 1867 and named for Abraham Lincoln.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved July 24, 2015.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 187.