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Lincoln County

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Incorporated Date: 

February 20, 1796

Population: 

8,074

Total Area: 

211.1 sq mi
Contact Information
P.O. Box 340
Lincolnton, GA 30817

Phone Number: 

(706) 359-4444

Fax Number: 

(706) 359-4729

Lincoln County, separated from Wilkes County in 1796, offers remembrance of General Benjamin Lincoln who received Lord Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown and who later served as President George Washington's secretary of war. Lincolnton is the county seat.