Lincoln County, Kentucky was formed in 1780. The county seat is Stanford, with a county-wide population of over 24,000. The County was named for Benjamin Lincoln, an American Revolutionary War general. Lincoln County contains 336 square miles of land in the central region of the state of Kentucky.
Interesting Aspects of Lincoln County:
- Lincoln county was one of the original three counties formed in Kentucky when it separated from Virginia.
- The headwaters of Green River are in Lincoln County.
- The Wilderness Trail, a gateway to the west, runs through Lincoln County.
- Many private residences and historic places on the National Register of Historic Places
Cities and Towns in Lincoln County Kentucky:
- Crab Orchard
- Eubank (shared with Pulaski County)
- Kings Mountain
Address of the Lincoln County Courthouse:
Lincoln County Courthouse
102 W. Main Street
Stanford, KY 40484
Lincoln County Official Website
Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce