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Lincoln County, Wyoming
Map
Map of Wyoming highlighting Lincoln County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of the USA highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded February 21, 1911 (authorized)
1913 (organized)
Seat Kemmerer
Largest City Kemmerer
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

4,095 sq mi (10,606 km²)
4,076 sq mi (10,557 km²)
19 sq mi (49 km²), 0.5%
PopulationEst.
 - (2017)
 - Density

19,265[1]
4.7/sq mi (2/km²)
Time zone Mountain: UTC-7/-6
Website: www.lcwy.org
Named for: Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln County is a county in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2010 census, 18,106 people lived there.[2] Its county seat is Kemmerer.[3]

Its western border abuts the east border of the state of Utah.

History

Lincoln County was created on February 21, 1911.[4] The county was named for Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States.[5]

Geography

According to the US Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,095 square miles (10,610 km2), of which 4,076 square miles (10,560 km2) is land and 19 square miles (49 km2) (0.5%) is water.[6]

Bordering counties

Communities

City

Towns

Census-designated places

Unincorporated communities

  • Alpine Junction
  • Border Junction
  • Frontier
  • Hamsfork
  • Sage

References

  1. Quick Facts - 2017 Estimate
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. https://web.archive.org/web/20110606214848/http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/56/56023.html. Retrieved January 25, 2014. 
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved June 7, 2011. 
  4. Long, John H., ed. (2004). "Wyoming: Individual County Chronologies". The Newberry Library. http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm. Retrieved August 19, 2015. 
  5. Urbanek, Mae (1988). Wyoming Place Names. Missoula MT: Mountain Press Pub. Co.. ISBN 0-87842-204-8 . 
  6. "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". US Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. http://www2.census.gov/geo/docs/maps-data/data/gazetteer/counties_list_56.txt. Retrieved August 18, 2015. 

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