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Lincoln

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Shoshone, Idaho 83352-0800

Phone: (208) 886-7641
Fax: (208) 886-2707

Cities in Lincoln County

County Seat: Shoshone

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Background

Land Area: 1,206 square miles

Established March 18, 1895 with its county seat at Shoshone. Lincoln was much larger originally, in 1913 Gooding and Minidoka took about half the original Lincoln County, after the creation of Jerome in 1919, Lincoln was left with only 1,206 square miles. Named for President Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States, under whose administration the Idaho Territory was established.


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