Lincoln County

Lincoln County was separated out of Wilkes County in 1796 and is named for General Benjamin Lincoln who received Lord Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown. He was later to serve as George Washington's secretary of war. Lincolnton is the county seat.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 340, Lincolnton GA 30817
Telephone 706.359.4444
Fax 706.359.4729

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Lincoln County Census Data from U.S. Census
Other Data Sets County QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau
Georgia Encyclopedia County Page from The New Georgia Encyclopedia
Wages & Salaries Local Government Wage and Salary Survey from DCA
Labor Market Georgia Labor Market Explorer & Analysis
Sales Tax Sales and Property Tax Rates from DOR
Hotel/Motel Tax Hotel/Motel Tax Report from DCA

Statistics and Rates

2008 Population 8074 (State Rank: 141)
Incorporated Millage Rage 9.7
Unincorporated Millage Rate 9.7
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 14.997
School Bond 0.75
Total Incorporated 25.447
Total Unincorporated 25.447


County Officials