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Lincoln is a city in Logan County.

It is the county seat.

The only town named for the president with his consent
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Lincoln. For links to other places called Lincoln, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Lincoln is 40.148N. The longitude is -89.364W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,039.


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Median household income
Local
$34,435
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lincoln demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Logan County Fair - July 31-Aug. 5, 2007
  • Balloon Festival -
  • Heritage Days Celebration - July 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lincoln web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Edward R. Madigan State Park
Historic sites and museums: New Salem State Historic Site, Postville Courthouse State Historic Site, Lincoln College Museum
Colleges and universities: Lincoln College, Lincoln Christian College and Seminary
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lincoln demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Logan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62656 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

32% of Lincoln residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lincoln ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lincoln was $17,207, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Lincoln residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Lincoln festival dates:

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History

Historic districts in Lincoln include Lincoln Courthouse Square Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lincoln, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $351.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $748.


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Libraries in Lincoln include Lincoln Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lincoln include Lincoln Daily News

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Lincoln workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lincoln between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Lincoln include Holiday Inn Express, Super 8.

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