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Lincoln is in Lincoln County.

The community was named for President Abraham Lincoln

The latitude of Lincoln is 33.491N. The longitude is -105.383W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,705 feet.


Lincoln is on the Rio Bonito
Former and merged names include:
· Bonito
· Las Placita del Rio Bonito
· Las Placitas
Renowned for the "Lincoln County War," a battle for the local cattle markets. The war began in 1878 with a dispute among merchants, escalating into a five-day battle. Billy the Kid, a central player, escaped the law but was killed three years later
Scenic roads: Billy the Kid Trail
Historic sites and museums: Lincoln State Monument

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Lincoln County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lincoln political report.

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