Lincoln County, Georgia

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Lincoln County, Georgia
Map of Georgia highlighting Lincoln County
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of USA GA
Georgia's location in the U.S.
Founded February 20, 1796
Seat Lincolnton
Largest city Lincolnton
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

257 sq mi (666 km²)
211 sq mi (547 km²)
46 sq mi (120 km²), 17.95%
 - (2005)
 - Density

40/sq mi (15/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4

Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on February 20, 1796. As of 2000, the population is 8,348. The 2005 Census Estimate shows a population of 8,207 [1]. The county seat is Lincolnton6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 666 km² (257 sq mi). 547 km² (211 sq mi) of it is land and 120 km² (46 sq mi) of it (17.95%) is water.

Major HighwaysEdit


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 8,348 people, 3,251 households, and 2,379 families residing in the county. The population density was 15/km² (40/sq mi). There were 4,514 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (21/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 64.25% White, 34.37% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 0.97% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,251 households out of which 30.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.20% were married couples living together, 15.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.80% were non-families. 23.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 26.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 94.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,952, and the median income for a family was $36,657. Males had a median income of $27,165 versus $21,338 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,351. About 12.40% of families and 15.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.60% of those under age 18 and 15.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns Edit

Lincoln County High School *and it's only high school* is also home to the winningest coach in high school football, Larry Campbell (2002). It also has had many achievements in the world of debate and also on the literary side of things; and continues to do well in all aspects of life. It also has four dollar stores within city limits.

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Coordinates: 33°47′N 82°27′W / 33.79, -82.45

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