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Encyclopedia > Lincoln County, Washington
Lincoln County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Lincoln County
Location in the state of Washington
Statistics
Formed November 24, 1883
Seat Davenport
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

6,060 km² (2,340 mi²)
5,986 km² (2,311 mi²)
74 km² (29 mi²), 1.22%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10,184
2/km² 
Website: www.co.lincoln.wa.us

Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. It is named after Abraham Lincoln. As of 2000, the population is 10,184. The county seat is at Davenport, which is also the county's largest city. Image File history File links Map_of_Washington_highlighting_Lincoln_County. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Davenport is a city located in Lincoln County, Washington. ... 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 Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... The 22nd 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. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq. ... Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865), sometimes called Abe Lincoln and nicknamed the Rail Splitter, Honest Abe and the Great Emancipator, was the 16th President of the United States (1861 to 1865), and the first president from the Republican Party. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Davenport is a city located in Lincoln County, Washington. ...


Lincoln County was created out of Whitman County on November 24, 1883.[1] Whitman County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,060 km² (2,340 mi²). 5,986 km² (2,311 mi²) of it is land and 74 km² (29 mi²) of it (1.22%) 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 Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Geographic features

  • NooksackΝŲő River

Major highways

Interstate 90 (abbreviated I-90) is the longest interstate highway in the United States at over 3,000 miles (4,800 kilometers). ... United States Highway 2 is an east-west United States Highway. ... MAJOR JUNCTIONS JUNCTION POSTMILE I-15 CA SBD 0. ...

Adjacent counties

== Ferry County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Stevens County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Spokane County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Whitman County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Adams County is a county located in the State of Washington. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Okanogan County is a county located in the state of Washington. ...


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Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 10,184 people, 4,151 households, and 2,914 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (4/mi²). There were 5,298 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.64% White, 0.23% Black or African American, 1.63% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.58% from other races, and 1.61% from two or more races. 1.88% 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. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 4,151 households out of which 29.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.90% were married couples living together, 6.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.80% were non-families. 26.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.91. A marriage is a committed relationship between or among individuals, recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 5.20% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 27.40% from 45 to 64, and 19.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $35,255, and the median income for a family was $41,269. Males had a median income of $31,086 versus $22,444 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,888. About 8.40% of families and 12.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.60% of those under age 18 and 7.70% 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. ...


Economy

The county is completely dependent on agriculture, primarily wheat farming. Lincoln County is generally considered the second-largest producer of wheat in the United States (following Whitman County, Washington), sometimes producing 25 million bushels (680,000 t) a year.[2] Only about 500,000 of 900,000 acres (2,000 of 3,600 km&sup2) of farmland in the county are planted in any given year due to the practice of typically harvesting one crop every two years, a necessity in a region with only 12 inches (300 mm) of precipitation annually. Whitman County is a county located in the state of Washington. ...


Census-recognized communities

Almira is a town located in Lincoln County, Washington. ... Creston is a town located in Lincoln County, Washington. ... Davenport is a city located in Lincoln County, Washington. ... Harrington is a city located in Lincoln County, Washington. ... Odessa is a town located in Lincoln County, Washington. ... Reardan is a town located in Lincoln County, Washington. ... Sprague is a city located in Lincoln County, Washington. ... Wilbur is a town located in Lincoln County, Washington. ...

Other communities

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State of Washington
Cities | Towns | Municipalities | Governors | Legislature | Initiatives to the People | Initiatives to the Legislature | Congress | Symbols | Parks | Roads | Music Irby is a town located in southern Lincoln County, Washington, west of Odessa, north of Washington State Route 28 on Irby Road. ... Lamona is a town located in southern Lincoln County, Washington, between Odessa and Harrington on Washington State Route 28. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Washington. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq. ... This is a list of cities in Washington, U.S.A.. See also List of towns and the category Census-designated places in Washington. ... List of towns in Washington State Note: Populated places in Washington State are either cities, towns or census-designated places. ... There are 281 cities in the U.S. state of Washington. ... This is a list of governors of the U.S. state of Washington. ... The Washington State Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Washington. ... This is a list of all initiatives to the people that have appeared before Washington voters from 1914 to 2005, listed by number, subject, and result. ... This is a list of all initiatives to the Washington State Legislature from 1914 to 2004 that gathered enough signatures to come under consideration, listed by number, subject, and result. ... Washington State currently sends 11 congressional delegates to the United States Congress - 9 members of the House and 2 Senators. ... This is a list of Washington state parks, in the United States of America. ... Categories: Stub | Washington state highways ... The U.S. state of Washington includes several major hotbeds of musical innovation. ...

State capital:

Olympia This is a list of United States state capitals: Trivia - Jefferson City (Missouri) has the longest name of the U.S. state capitals - Only two of the U.S. state capitals are named for their state: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Indianapolis, Indiana retard See also List of current and former... State Capitol and waterfront, Olympia, Washington. ...

Regions:

Central Washington | Columbia River Plateau | Eastern Washington | Inland Empire | Kitsap Peninsula | Olympic Peninsula | Okanogan Country | Palouse | Puget Sound | San Juan Islands | Western Washington | Yakima Valley This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Central Washington is a region of the United States defined as the western half of Eastern Washington, or those counties lying east of the Cascade Mountains but west of the 119th meridian. ... The Washington towns of Spokane, Vantage, Yakima and Pasco, and the Oregon town of Pendleton, lie on the Columbia River Plateau. ... Eastern Washington is a region of the United States defined as that part of Washington east of the Cascade Mountains. ... The Inland Empire is a region in the Pacific Northwest centered around Spokane, Washington, including much of the surrounding Columbia River basin. ... The Kitsap Peninsula, at times called the Indian Peninsula or the Great Peninsula, is the arm of land in Washington state (USA) that lies west of Seattle across Puget Sound and east of the Olympic Peninsula across Hood Canal. ... The Olympic Peninsula is the large arm of land in western Washington state that lies across Puget Sound from Seattle. ... Okanogan County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... The Palouse is a region covering approximately 16,000 sq. ... Puget Sound Puget Sound is an arm (sound) of the Pacific Ocean in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. ... The San Juan Islands are a part of the San Juan Archipelago in the northwest corner of the continental United States. ... Western Washington is a region of the United States defined as that part of Washington west of the Cascade Mountains. ... This irrigation ditch receives its water from the Yakima River. ...

Major cities:

Bellevue | Seattle | Spokane | Tacoma | Tri-Cities | Vancouver Location Location of Bellevue within King County, Washington, and King County within Washington. ... Seattle redirects here. ... Spokane (pronounced spō-CAN) is the county seat of Spokane County in the State of Washington, USA. It was originally incorporated as Spokan Falls (without an e at the end), drawing on the Spokan Native American group of that name, which means Children of the Sun. ... Old Town neighborhood in Tacoma, with Mount Rainier in background Nickname The City of Destiny Location Location of Tacoma in Pierce County and Washington State Government County Pierce Mayor Bill Baarsma (NP) Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water 162. ... The Tri-Cities in the state of Washington are Richland, Pasco, and Kennewick. ... Motto: A colorful past, a bright future Nickname: Vancouver USA, The Couve Map Political Statistics Founded 1825 Incorporated 1857 County Clark County Mayor Royce Pollard Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 119. ...

Smaller cities:

Aberdeen | Anacortes | Arlington | Auburn | Bainbridge Island | Bellingham | Bothell | Bremerton | Burien | Centralia | Covington | Des Moines | Edmonds | Ellensburg | Enumclaw | Everett | Federal Way | Issaquah | Kenmore | Kennewick | Kent | Kirkland | Lacey | Lake Forest Park | Lakewood | Longview | Lynnwood | Maple Valley | Marysville | Mercer Island | Mill Creek | Monroe | Moses Lake | Mount Vernon | Mountlake Terrace | Mukilteo | Oak Harbor | Pasco | Port Angeles | Port Townsend | Pullman | Puyallup | Redmond | Renton | Richland | Sammamish | SeaTac | Shoreline | Spokane Valley | Tukwila | University Place | Walla Walla | Wenatchee | Woodinville | Yakima Tribute to Kurt Cobain in Aberdeen. ... Anacortes (pronounced ) is a city located in Skagit County, Washington. ... Arlington is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington, USA, between Marysville to the south and Mount Vernon to the north. ... Auburn is a city of 40,314 located in the U.S. state of Washington, in King County, with some spill-over into Pierce County. ... Bainbridge Island is an island in Puget Sound, and is an incorporated city located in Kitsap County, Washington. ... Bellingham is the county seat of Whatcom County in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Bothell is a city located in the state of Washington. ... View of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, as seen from across the water in Port Orchard. ... Burien is a city located in King County, Washington, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 31,881. ... Centralia is a city located in Lewis County, Washington. ... Covington is a city located in King County, Washington. ... Des Moines Flag Des Moines is a city located in King County, Washington, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 29,267. ... Edmonds is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Ellensburg is a city located in Kittitas County, Washington. ... Enumclaw is a city located in King County, Washington. ... Everett High School (part of Everett Public Schools) Everett Public Schools logo Everett Station Everett is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Federal Way is a city located in King County, Washington, United States. ... Issaquah city hall. ... Kenmore, occasionally known as Kenmore by the Lake, is a city in the United States located on the north shore of Lake Washington in King County, Washington. ... Kennewick is a city located in Benton County in south-eastearn Washington, USA. It is the most populous of the three cities collectively referred to as the Tri-Cities (the others being Pasco and Richland). ... Logo of Kent, WA Kent is a city located in King County, Washington. ... Motto: Nickname: The Little City That Could Map Location of Kirkland within King County, Washington Political Statistics Founded 1888 Incorporated 1905 County King Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Mary-Alyce Burleigh Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Water 28. ... Lacey is a city located in Thurston County, Washington. ... Lake Forest Park is a city located in King County, Washington. ... Lakewood is a city located in Pierce County, Washington. ... Longview is a city located in Cowlitz County, Washington. ... Lynnwood is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Maple Valley is a city located in King County, Washington. ... Marysville is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 25,315. ... Mercer Island is a city located in King County, Washington, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 22,036. ... Mill Creek is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Monroe is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Moses Lake is a city located in Grant County, Washington. ... Mount Vernon is a city in Skagit County, Washington, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 26,232. ... Mountlake Terrace is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Mukilteo (pronounced ) is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Oak Harbor is a city located on Whidbey Island in Island County, Washington. ... Pasco is a city located in Franklin County, Washington. ... Port Angeles is a city located in Clallam County, Washington. ... Port Townsend is a city located in Jefferson County, Washington. ... Pullman is a city located in Whitman County, Washington. ... Puyallup (pronounced ) is a city located in Pierce County, Washington about five miles east of Tacoma. ... Official website: http://www. ... Official website: http://ci. ... Richland Police Station in foreground. ... Official website: http://www. ... SeaTac is a city and outlying suburb of Seattle, located in the southern section of King County in Washington State. ... Shoreline is a city located in King County, Washington, 15 miles (24 km) north of Downtown Seattle. ... Spokane Valley, Washington is a newly incorporated city in Spokane County, Washington. ... Tukwila (pronounced ) is a city located in King County, Washington, about 6 miles south of Seattle. ... University Place is a city located in Pierce County, Washington. ... Walla Walla is the both the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, USA, and the countys largest city. ... The photo is looking north-northwest. ... Woodinville is a city located in King County, Washington. ... City seal Yakima (IPA: ) is a city in central Washington and the county seat of Yakima County, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 71,845 and a metropolitan of 229,094. ...

Counties:

Adams | Asotin | Benton | Chelan | Clallam | Clark | Columbia | Cowlitz | Douglas | Ferry | Franklin | Garfield | Grant | Grays Harbor | Island | Jefferson | King | Kitsap | Kittitas | Klickitat | Lewis | Lincoln | Mason | Okanogan | Pacific | Pend Oreille | Pierce | San Juan | Skagit | Skamania | Snohomish | Spokane | Stevens | Thurston | Wahkiakum | Walla Walla | Whatcom | Whitman | Yakima List of Washington counties: Washington counties Adams County Asotin County Benton County Chelan County Clallam County Clark County Columbia County Cowlitz County Douglas County Ferry County Franklin County Garfield County Grant County Grays Harbor County Island County Jefferson County King County Kitsap County Kittitas County Klickitat County Lewis County Lincoln... Adams County is a county located in the State of Washington. ... Asotin County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Benton County is a county located in the south central of the state of Washington. ... Chelan County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Clallam County is a county in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Clark County is a county located in the southwestern part of the state of Washington, across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. ... Cowlitz County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of Washington, USA. As of 2000, the population is 32,603. ... Ferry County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Garfield County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Grays Harbor County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington and named after Thomas Jefferson. ... King County is located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Kitsap County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Kittitas County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Klickitat County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Lewis County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Mason County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Okanogan County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Pacific County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Pend Oreille County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Pierce County is the second most populous county in the state of Washington. ... San Juan County is a county located in the state of Washington, comprised of the San Juan Islands. ... Skagit County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Skamania County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Snohomish County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Spokane County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Stevens County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Thurston County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Wahkiakum County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Walla Walla County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Whatcom County (IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Whitman County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Yakima County is a county located in the state of Washington. ...


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Lincoln County, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (474 words)
Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington.
In the county, the population was spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 5.20% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 27.40% from 45 to 64, and 19.00% who were 65 years of age or older.
Lincoln County is generally considered the second-largest producer of wheat in the United States (following Whitman County, Washington), sometimes producing 25 million bushels (680,000 t) a year.
Lincoln County, Arkansas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (417 words)
Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas.
Lincoln County was formed on March 28, 1871 and named for Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States.
In the county the population was spread out with 22.20% under the age of 18, 12.40% from 18 to 24, 33.20% from 25 to 44, 20.40% from 45 to 64, and 11.90% who were 65 years of age or older.
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