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Encyclopedia > Lincoln County, North Carolina
Lincoln County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Lincoln County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the USA highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1779
Seat Lincolnton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

795 km² (307 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
21 km² (8 mi²), 2.68%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

63,780
82/km² 
Website: www.lincolncounty.org

Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 63,780. Its county seat is Lincolnton6. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_NC.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): North Carolina ... 1779 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Lincolnton is a city located in Lincoln County, North Carolina. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Lincolnton is a city located in Lincoln County, North Carolina. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

Contents

History

The county was formed in 1779 from the eastern part of Tryon County. It was named for Benjamin Lincoln, a general in the American Revolutionary War. 1779 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Tryon County is a former county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Benjamin Lincoln (1733–1810) was a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. ... Combatants United States France Spanish Empire Dutch Republic Oneida Tuscarora Polish volunteers Quebec volunteers Prussian volunteers Kingdom of Great Britain Iroquois Confederacy Hessian mercenaries Loyalists Commanders George Washington Nathanael Greene Gilbert de La Fayette Comte de Rochambeau Bernardo de Gálvez Tadeusz Kościuszko Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben King George...


In 1782 the southeastern part of Burke County was annexed to Lincoln County. In 1841 parts of Lincoln County and Rutherford County were combined to form Cleveland County. In 1842 the northern third of Lincoln County became Catawba County. In 1846 the southern half of what was left of Lincoln County became Gaston County. 1782 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Burke County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Rutherford County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Cleveland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Catawba County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Gaston County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ...


Law and government

Lincoln County is a member of the regional Centralina Council of Governments. The Centralina Council of Governments is one of the 17 regional North Carolina Councils of Governments (Region F) established by the North Carolina General Assembly for the purpose of regional planning and administration. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 795 km² (307 mi²). 774 km² (299 mi²) of it is land and 21 km² (8 mi²) of it (2.68%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Townships

The county is divided into five townships: Catawba Springs, Howards Creek, Iron Station, Lincolnton, and North Brook. A township in the United States refers to a small geographic area, ranging in size from 6 to 54 square miles (15. ...


Adjacent Counties

Catawba County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1788 Seat Statesville Area  - Total  - Water 1,546 km² (597 mi²) 56 km² (21 mi²) 3. ... Mecklenburg County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Gaston County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Cleveland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Burke County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 63,780 people, 24,041 households, and 18,174 families residing in the county. The population density was 82/km² (214/mi²). There were 25,717 housing units at an average density of 33/km² (86/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.24% White, 6.44% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.73% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. 5.73% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 24,041 households out of which 34.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.20% were married couples living together, 10.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.40% were non-families. 20.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.00. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 24.90% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 31.70% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 11.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $41,421, and the median income for a family was $47,752. Males had a median income of $32,394 versus $22,362 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,877. About 6.90% of families and 9.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.90% of those under age 18 and 14.10% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Map of Lincoln County, North Carolina With Municipal and Township Labels
Map of Lincoln County, North Carolina With Municipal and Township Labels

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Boger City is a census-designated place located in Lincoln County, North Carolina. ... Denver is an unincorporated community located in Lincoln County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Iron Station, North Carolina is a small town in Lincoln County just outside of Lincolnton. ... Lincolnton is a city located in Lincoln County, North Carolina. ... Lowesville is a census-designated place located in Lincoln County, North Carolina. ... Westport is a census-designated place located in Lincoln County, North Carolina. ...

Education

  • Gaston College - Community College located in Lincolnton offering Associate Degree, Certificate, and Diploma programs.

Gaston College is a community college located in Dallas, North Carolina. ... Lincolnton is a city located in Lincoln County, North Carolina. ...

External links

  • Lincoln County government official website

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Lincoln County, North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (472 words)
Lincoln County is a county located in the state of North Carolina.
Lincoln County is a member of the regional Centralina Council of Governments.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.90% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 31.70% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 11.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
Lincoln County North Carolina USGenWeb Project (549 words)
Tryon County was formed from Mecklenburg County in 1768 and abolished in 1779 to form Rutherford and Lincoln counties.
Lincoln County was named in honor of Maj-General Benjamin Lincoln, of Rhode Island, Commander of the Southern Army, during the American Revolution.
The county seat of Lincoln County is the city of Lincolnton, with the courthouse located at 115 W. Main Street, in the center of the city square.
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